• Short Summary

    A look at the Killarney horse races and the stock on an Irish stud farm.

  • Description

    Killarney, County Kerry - Ireland.

    L/S of the main street, there are a variety of vehicles riding up and down including cars, bicycles and a horse and trap. There is a banner strung between two buildings saying 'Killarney Races'. L/S of crowds sat under the stands at Killarney racecourse, other people are walking about in front of it. M/S of a row of bookmakers taking bets, the nearest one has a sign saying 'John Murphy' and the one behind is 'Alf Hogan'. L/S of the racecourse with the hills in the background, the horses are being walked round the enclosure and the crowds are standing round the outside. M/S of a man waving the starting flag and the horses beginning to race, the camera follows them up the course. M/S of the crowd watching the race, one man is looking through binoculars. L/S of the horses jumping over a fence, M/S as they race past the camera and down the course.

    M/S of two horses and their foals in a paddock, M/S of horses and foals. M/S of four horses, one is feeding from a bucket held by groom Charlie Kelly. C/U of the foal which was sired by 'Tulyar'. C/U of Charlie's face. M/S of horses and foals in the paddock with another groom who is holding a tin of food. Various shots of horses and foals running about, 74 year old Tom Lynch is holding out food for them. L/S of the stable yard with a groom, Matt Lynch, rubbing down a horse called 'Panaslipper'. Tom is holding the reins. M/S of the horse being rubbed down, C/U of the horse's head. L/S as the horse is led away down the stable yard. C/U of another horse, 'Preciptic', in its stall. L/S as another groom brings 'Vimy' round to stand at the end of the stable yard. The Assistant Manager of the stud, Donald Magee, comes into the yard carrying two bottles of stout. He puts one down by the bucket and pours the other one in. C/U of Preciptic looking on. C/U as the top is taken off the bottle of stout and poured into the feed, C/U of Donald's face. L/S as he picks the bucket up and gives it to Vimy. C/U of Vimy eating from the bucket. L/S of horses and foals being led down a path. M/S of horses and foals running about in the paddock. M/S of Donald sat on a fence, Tom comes and joins him. M/S of the horses, C/U of Donald then Tom. L/S as the horses run about.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:39:00 / 01:41:25:00
    CP 149

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