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  • Short Summary

    Stable for Polo ponies - various horses are posed for the camera.

  • Description

    Filmed at Pinkney Court in Wiltshire.

    Story about Polo ponies being prepared for the sporting season. L/S of large house. Dissolves into shot of a horse looking out of a stable. M/S of horses being led past the camera. Various shots of the stable boys leading the horses along. "Manuel" - one of the most valuable ponies - poses for the camera. Other horses are shown.

    Panning shot of the stable workers who are standing in the yard. They smile and chat. "Greyling" is posed, an unnamed horse is posed. One of the stable hands or possibly the owner picks up the horses feet and checks its hooves. Panning shot of the stables, the horses have their heads sticking out. M/S of a Polo player sitting on his steed being handed a stick by a smartly dressed man. He rides off onto the Polo field.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 634.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    898.10
    Media URN:
    36408
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:08:00 / 01:17:27:00
    Canister:
    EP 150

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