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  • Short Summary

    Rain hampers events at Ireland's Racing Carnival.

  • Description

    Punchestown, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    Title: "PUNCHESTOWN. Umbrellas were as numerous as the runners at Ireland's Racing Carnival".

    Various L/Ss of horses racing, spectators watch from over a high fence. Various M/Ss of the winning horse and jockey being lead through the crowd by their trainer. M/S of several smartly dressed people and a young boy looking at several large golden trophies on a table. M/S of a jockey talking to a man in military uniform.

    L/S of jockeys and horses coming over a fence. C/U of three men examining their betting slips, one wears a military uniforms. L/S of large crowd of spectators, many stand under umbrellas, others shelter in the spectator stands, in the foreground is the table with the trophies on. Panning shot of spectators standing on steps in front of a glass fronted pavilion, many have umbrellas, some watch the races through binoculars.

    Various M/Ss of trainers leading their horses and jockeys through the crowds. M/S of crowds of spectators walking across the race course, policemen on horses marshal the proceedings, a jockey on horseback trots into frame. M/S of horses and jockeys walking onto the racecourse, lining up to start another race?

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    340.04
    Media URN:
    24378
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:17:00 / 01:07:04:00
    Canister:
    G 1082

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