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  • Short Summary

    The crowds still arrive for a day at the races despite the rain.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Peerless punchestown. Despite the inclemency of the weather Punchestown worthily upholds all its old-time features."

    Ireland

    High angle shot of the betting area with a mass of huge umbrellas. The crowd in the stand, women with furs, all look to the right, some with binoculars, umbrellas, another part of the crowd look left. L/S of the race itself with horses coming over a fence. The winner passes the finish line. People stand about. A man and a woman present the cup.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    680.29
    Media URN:
    32921
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:24:00 / 01:39:44:00
    Canister:
    G 1395

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