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  • Short Summary

    Pearly Kings and Queens are amongst the attractions at the Richmond Royal Horse Show.

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    Richmond, London.

    Intertitle: "RICHMOND ROYAL HORSE SHOW. 'All society' - east and west - the lordly four-in-hand the 'Pearly King and his moke' - at the famous Show".

    M/S of a horse and carriage race - teams of four well-groomed horses pull carriages around a large open air stadium, the footmen and riders wear top hats. Various shots of a procession of donkeys pulling carts with Pearly kings and queens in. M/S of a group of judges walking between the carts and donkeys giving out prizes.

    Intertitle: "Queen Amelie, King Manoel and Queen Augusta admire the handsome prizes".

    Various shots of a gentleman in a top hat and two women lavishly wrapped in furs admiring a table of trophies.

    Note: King Manoel is probably more widely known as King Manuel II of Portugal. AH 2000.

    Note: There is a slightly longer version of this story which has no intertitles but more shots of the pearly kings and queens - PEARLY KINGS' PARADE - also on G 674.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:01:42:00
    G 674

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