• Short Summary

    Horse racing in Eire watched by the Irish President.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Red Cross Steeplechase at Leopardstown".

    Leopardstown, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    GVs crowded stands, light rain falling. People move amongst the bookies / book makers.

    CUs. Tick-tack men.

    VS of the horses moving up to the start.

    MS Dr. Douglas Hyde President of the Irish Republic watching with binoculars from his box.

    VS of the horse racing in progress with cut-ins of the crowds in the stands watching, all shot in light rain.

    VS of the winner "Jack Chaucer" being led in.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1035.04
    Media URN:
    20578
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:29:00 / 01:05:31:00
    Canister:
    40/10

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