• Short Summary

    Ship launched on racecourse; horses arrive at London Airport; 3 year old boy engaged.

  • Description

    This item consists of three unusual short stories.

    Launch of a model liner at racecourse.

    Pan across a 30 foot model of a liner 'Pretoria Castle'. Woman wearing black 'Ascot hat' breaks a miniature bottle of Champagne to launch it in traditional manner. People around applaud.

    Horses arrive at London Airport.

    Horses leaving plane, men lead them. Horses belong to American jumping team who is to compete in Britain. Two men looking at horses being helped out of plane. Other two men with a horse standing next to plane. Another horse leaving plane.

    Three year old boy engaged to be married.

    Little boy praying in front of picture of Indian deity. CU shot of a face of a little boy. CU shot of a picture of god. Boy's parents have arranged for him to marry his cousin when he is old enough. Little boy with his parents. CU shot of the boy's parents. Boy with his parents.

    Note: There is no documentation on this item in paperwork. There is only a title, which is crossed and Gordon Pirie story's title typed in next to it. This item was probably not released and was swapped with Pirie story.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:42:00 / 01:23:53:00

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