• Short Summary

    40,000 Pigeons arrive for what is considered to be the worlds largest Pigeon race starting in Berwick on Tweed.

  • Description

    Berwick on Tweed, Northumberland.

    WS. Pigeon baskets being passed down from a train carriage. LS. Stacks of baskets with racing pigeons a man is filling little trough from a watering can. WS. Large stack of Pigeon baskets. WS. A girl feeding a pigeon from her hand through a gap in one of the baskets. CU. Pigeon seen through a gap in the basket.

    WS. Stacks of baskets with a railway carriage visible behind (there are 14 train loads of baskets). WS. Baskets. WS. baskets as hundreds of pigeon are released. WS. stacks of baskets with pigeons flying out on their way to Penzance in Cornwall. WS. Pigeons in flight.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    831.26
    Media URN:
    12370
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:42:00 / 01:40:22:00
    Canister:
    35/53

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