• Short Summary

    A look at 'Billy Direct' - the world's fastest harness horse.

  • Description

    Item title reads - New champ. World's fastest harness horse.

    America (USA).

    M/S of the horse 'Billy Direct' stood with trainer and driver Vic Fleming. C/U of Vic and the horse. M/S of Fleming with his sons Billy and Jimmy. M/S of Vic in a gig attached to the horse. C/U of Vic talking about beating the record set by Dan Patch in 1905. Various shots as 'Billy Direct' races along and past the camera, pulling the gig.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    987.36
    Media URN:
    18171
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:06:00 / 01:30:49:00
    Canister:
    38/87

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