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  • Short Summary

    Royal Family attends West Norfolk Hunt.

  • Description

    Royal Family attends West Norfolk Hunt, c. 1920.

    Queen Alexandra walking towards camera, crowd follows her. MS Queen Alexandra speaking to woman on horse back. VS hunting party travelling through countryside on foot and on horseback.

    King George V talking to old bent man w/ long beard. Prince Albert (Duke of York, later King George VI) on horse back. People chatting & petting dogs & horses. Royal siblings on horseback: Prince Albert (future George VI), Prince George (Duke of Kent) & Princess Mary. Queen Alexandra & others standing front of house.

    Spacing.

    Suddenly cuts to shot of Royal family leaving exhibition in London.

    Spacing.

    Back to hunt. Queen Alexandra petting & feeding biscuits to dogs. More shots of George V's children on horses. Riders setting off on hunt. Queen Mary and King George V meeting people watching the hunt, probably the hunt's hosts. More shots of hunt in progress, hounds running ahead of the horses.

    Recreation, upper-class, peerage, royalty, sports.

    Note: nitrate negative is poor quality at start - probably decomposing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2460.09
    Media URN:
    77138
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:16:00 / 01:20:57:00
    Canister:
    ON 399 E

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