• Short Summary

    Great Britain's Olympic horses leave for Helsinki games, 1952

  • Description

    Slate reading 'Horses for Helsinki'. Close up Great Britain's Olympic horses being led to aeroplane. First out of his box is Nobbler, then Foxhunter, watched by his rider Colonel Harry Llewellyn. Close up Foxhunter, and hay and provisions being loaded onto plane. Brief, nice wide shot of riders and horses posing by nose of aeroplane. Horses led onto plane, then pan from Llewellyn to Foxhunter being led up ramp. Members of the press recording the event, then Llewellyn feeding hay to Foxhunter.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    867000.11
    Media URN:
    101176
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1952
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    10:11:58 / 10:12:53
    Canister:
  • Part of…

    LONDON AIRPORT AIDA FOSTER SCHOOL A BAG OF HOT AIR CRAZES

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The location here is Blackbushe Aiport.

    "horses being led to aeroplane" - the aircraft is an Avro York, Reg. No. G-AGJE.

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