This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    Steeple chase racing.

  • Description

    Horse racing hurdles. Location of events unknown.

    Opens with shot of spectators; with those in FG standing right behind fence; crowd stretches way back & up into stands. Shot from behind fence of horses running. Shots of some of the hurdles. Crowd again. Man leading horse along inside a fence; some people leaning on fence; stable building in BG; horse wears blanket and one of those horse masks -- cloth head covering with holes for eyes. Race in progress. Horses coming over jump. Etc. Etc. Man in grey bowler stands holding triangular flag. Lots of quick jumpy cuts. CU Horse standing after race; Man holding reins; as other guys stand nearby looking; one pats horse. Pan left across fence; more people; another horse stands; stomps. Winning numbers posted on fence. Another shot of horses jumping over wall/hurdle.

    Animals. Sports

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:30:00 / 01:50:41:00
    ON 114 C

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment