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    Cowboys come to Ireland and entertain with their horseback stunts.

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    Republic of Ireland, Southern Ireland, Eire.

    Title: "The RODEO IN DUBLIN. Amateurs creditably emulate professional cow-boys' feat".

    Various shots of cowboys (complete with Stetsons) riding bucking horses and bulls across a dusty arena, an audience sits on a sloping bank, a safe distance from the action. L/S of a cowboy being thrown from a large bull - the animal continues to buck across the arena.

    Intertitle: "RODEO IN DUBLIN. Daily Thrills of a Cowboys Life (Exclusive Pictures)".

    L/S of a row of cowboys on horseback. Various shots of two cowboys racing around the arena - each straddles two horses, one foot on each saddle. L/S of two cowboys on horseback chasing a bullock. More shots of cowboys riding bucking mules. L/S of a man being dragged around the arena by a bull, he wrestles it to the ground.

    Intertitle: "Creditable performances by Amateur 'Bronk' Riders".

    More shots of cowboys riding two horses at once. More shots of cowboys on bucking horses. Various shots of cowboys doing gymnastic stunts on horseback. Some seconds of black spacing. M/S of a cowgirl riding towards the camera. More black spacing. L/S of a cowboy riding a donkey - he makes it skip across the arena. Various L/Ss of bucking bulls and horses being released into the arena from their pens with cowboys on their backs.

    L/S of three cowboys on horseback chasing a bullock, one cowboy jumps off his horse to wrestle the bullock to the ground. More shots of cowboys riding horses and bulls across the arena, some are bucking, some of the cowboys do acrobatic stunts whilst riding - similar to earlier shots. Various shots of a cowboy doing lasso tricks - he ropes a rider and horse at once whilst standing on his head. Some shots of a cowboy clowning around with a stubborn donkey.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:27:00 / 01:43:48:00
    G 1114

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