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  • Short Summary

    Large crowds watch the antics of the Manchester City Police Force in their Sports Day.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Manchester City Police Sports - Large crowd enjoy splendid afternoon's sport."

    Fallowfield, Manchester.

    Various shots show policemen riding along on horseback in a field and poking something hanging from a pole with jousting sticks as they go past. A large crowd watches as policemen in silly costumes climb through the legs of horses in fancy dress. Several shots of policemen rolling along the field in 'Health Wheels' - their feet are strapped into the huge metal wheels and they hold onto the top of the wheel with their hands.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    736.26
    Media URN:
    34985
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:56:00 / 01:42:02:00
    Canister:
    G 1514

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