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  • Short Summary

    Gathering of the fox hunt in Alnwick, Northumberland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Alnwick - First Meet of the New Year - of the famous Percy Hounds - attracts big field, as always."

    Alnwick, Northumberland.

    Dark shot of hunter on horseback riding through tunnel followed by fox hounds. Gathering of hunt before it sets out. Several riders on horseback, lots of hounds and plenty of on lookers too.

    Closer shot of one of the riders drinking the traditional toast (stirrup cup) before the hunt begins.

    The hunt moves off along a main street in Alnwick.

    The hunt in the countryside. The horsemen ride along with the hounds along a country path. Longer shot with more horsemen riding across a field.

    Sound track missing. In Newcastle version only. There appears to have been a shorter, silent version of this item in Gazette 1882. This is currently missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    645.07
    Media URN:
    4658
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:41:00 / 01:09:38:00
    Canister:
    32/1

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