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  • Short Summary

    Governor General attends horse races in Ireland.

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    Dublin, Southern Ireland, Eire, Republic of Ireland.

    Title: "Punchestown Races. H.E. Governor-General and large crowd attend Ireland's premier Steeplechasing fixture".

    M/S of the Governor General (Tim Healy?) standing in front of spectator stands at race course, he is chatting with two elegantly dressed ladies. M/S of the Governor chatting with another group of prosperous looking people; the men wear top hats and the ladies furs.

    Panning L/S of the crowds and packed spectator stands at the race course. M/S of a section of the crowd: lots of smartly dressed people look towards the camera, many through binoculars and opera glasses. L/S of race horses and jockeys speeding towards the camera to jump over a fence.

    Panning shot of the crowds of men gathered around bookies and their black boards. Panning shot follows two horses passing crowds of spectators behind a barrier. Panning shot follows three horses and jockeys as they trot into the competitors' enclosure.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:12:00 / 02:00:42:00
    G 1295

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