• Short Summary

    Gold rush days revived at Sourdough Festival at Yukon, Canada.

  • Description

    Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.

    GV. Pan, the sleigh going through wooded country on way to Whitehorse for the Yukon Sourdough Festival. SV. Two more dog sleighs going past camera. GV. Dog sleigh entering Whitehorse, old paddle steamers in background. CU. Men in costume dress inside saloon. CU. Money being placed at gambling table. CU. Wheel spinning. CU. Woman watching. CU. Wheel comes to a stop. CU. Woman jumping with joy. SV. Another woman kicking hat into the air. GV. Start of ladies snow shoe race. GV. Competitors. CU. The eventual winner. GV. As the winner breaks the tape. GV. Men playing baseball. SV. Ball flying through air to fielder. SV. The batsman running through the snow and he falls over. SV. Girls shouting. SV. Man laying in the snow, throws the ball to other men who start kicking it. SV. Man grabs hold of the ball and throws it. He is tackled from behind, and brought to the ground. He throws snow in his attacker's face and tries to escape but the attacker gets hold of one of his snow shoes and holds him. Several shots of the money changing hands in saloon. CU. Man playing cards. SCU. Woman with legs up on table. SV. Exterior, man carrying four bags of flour past camera. SV. People applauding. SV. As the man reaches truck and unloads the four bags of flour. SV. Another man loaded with flour falls over. SV. Another man caries flour bags, staggers and finally falls.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:42:00 / 01:21:28:00

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