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  • Short Summary

    Wild Dartmoor ponies are rounded up.

  • Description

    Devon. A Dartmoor Study.

    "Every year a "drift" (or round-up) of the famous Dartmoor ponies takes place - and hundreds are collected." L/Ss of horses trotting across the moors. "The riders, who are mainly the owners of the animals, carry out the round-up - and a hard-riding job it is - " Riders trot away from the camera across the moors. M/S of wild horses run across a little bridge. High angle shot of riders coming down a hill with the wild horses being herded ahead of them. Various shots of the horses being herded.

    "The ponies are driven into a "harrish" field, where the owners sort them out." Various shots of the ponies. "All foals belong to the owners of the mares - " M/S of a boy standing with a young foal.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 511.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    936.17
    Media URN:
    16688
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:36:00 / 01:38:07:00
    Canister:
    EP 208

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