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  • Short Summary

    A story showing soldier gymnasts vaulting over horses.

  • Description

    Aldershot, Hampshire.

    Intertitle: "FOR THE ROYAL TOURNAMENT. Vaulting display by 3rd Brigade R.F.A. one of the features of the big show to be held at Olympia May 20 - June 5th".

    Three soldiers hold the bridles of three well groomed horses, gymnasts dressed in white tumble over the backs of the horses and do hands stands on their backs. Their display of agility culminates when they run and jump onto the horses and ride away.

    M/S of the gymnasts holding onto the saddles as the horses gallop towards a fence. As the horses jump, the gymnasts jump on to their backs.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    210.39
    Media URN:
    21815
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/05/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:35:00 / 01:50:22:00
    Canister:
    G 671

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