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  • Short Summary

    Police occupies racecourse to ensure the ban imposed by Governor of Rhode Island.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MARTIAL LAW ON U.S. RACE TRACK".

    Narragansett Park Racecourse, Rhode Island, United States of America (USA).

    Governor of Rhode Island forbade racing at Narragansett Park racecourse but the racing association decided to go ahead with it. To make sure that does not happen he sent police to occupy the racecourse.

    Various shots of the policemen getting off the lorries and occupying the racecourse. Various shots of the policemen positioned outside and around the empty racecourse. Several shots of the horses inside their boxes. Police looking on from their positions.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    937.12
    Media URN:
    13916
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1937
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:50:00 / 01:10:43:00
    Canister:
    37/86

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