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  • Short Summary

    President Cosgrave of Ireland attends a horse race at Punchestown.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Peerless Punchestown - His Excellency the Governor-General, President Cosgrave, and a distinguished gathering, witness some excellent racing at the home of steeplechasing. (Exclusive Pathe Pictures.)

    Punchestown, Republic of Ireland (Eire, Southern Ireland).

    General view of the huge crowd in the spectator stand at the Punchestown racecourse; several people in the foreground stand on chairs and look through binoculars. M/S of President William Thomas Cosgrave with a group of well-dressed people standing around three large trophy cups on a table. High angle M/S of the jockeys and horses making their way through the crowd to the starting line. Pan across toffs in the crowd, looking through binoculars.

    Several shots of the horse race. High angle L/S of the horses making their way to the winner's enclosure.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    724.22
    Media URN:
    34762
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/04/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:04:00 / 01:31:40:00
    Canister:
    G 1496

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