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  • Short Summary

    Holidaymakers attended horse race and cycling carnival despite the wet weather.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Showers did not prevent record crowd at Kempton.

    L/S of the huge crowds at the races, the camera pans across to show the horses racing up the course, the camera follows them.

    Intertitle - 'Treacherous wet track spoilt cycling carnival at Herne Hill.'

    M/S of the cyclists lined up ready to start, the starting gun is fired and they are given a push to start them on their way. M/S of them racing along the track, the camera follows them as they speed round the course.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    388.24
    Media URN:
    25068
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:06:00 / 01:46:22:00
    Canister:
    G 1181

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