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  • Short Summary

    Chasers and amateur riders compete in races at National Hunt meeting. Cheltenham.

  • Description

    Item title reads - National Hunt meeting. Fashionable crowds at steeplechasing's "Ascot" see Britain's best chasers and amateur riders compete for record prizes. Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

    M/S's as crowds watch the horses and jockeys being led around the field. L/S as they walk up the course in a line, M/S as they warm up. Various shots of them at the starting gate, they set off. Various shots of the race as they jump the first fence, the camera follows the leader. Various shots as they jump the fences, one horse falls and looks in distress. L/S of the race from the crowd, and from the front as the horses race up the field. M/S of two riders together, M/S of one horse and rider, presumably the winners.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    820.27
    Media URN:
    18900
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/03/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:37:00 / 01:44:47:00
    Canister:
    G 1693

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