• Short Summary

    Cape town riding club gymkhana, takes place in shadow of Table Mountain.

  • Description

    Part of HERE'S FUN issue.

    Cape Town, South Africa.

    Cape Town riding club gymkhana. Various shots of riders on horseback parading around outdoor arena. Various shots of horse racing and show jumping. Good view of Table Mountain in background. None of the jockeys, even the ones jumping high fences, wear safety hats. Various shots of women jockey's race. Various shots of fun novelty event: a pyjama relay race on horseback (competitors swap pyjamas instead of batons). Various shots of a lancing event - jockeys try to spike a can on a javelin as they ride.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1288.18
    Media URN:
    42881
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:33:00 / 01:30:54:00
    Canister:
    NSP 212

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