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  • Short Summary

    Homing pigeons are released for a race from Yorkshire.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Selby".

    Selby, Yorkshire.

    Men off load baskets of racing pigeons from a railway carriage. They stack some of the hundreds of baskets by the side of the tracks.

    CU of pigeons in basket.

    Water is provided for the birds to drink.

    A man looks at his watch and blows a whistle.

    The homing pigeons are released. They fly off in a big cloud.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. Matches missing item from 36/65. No record of this story on original issue sheet.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1907.25
    Media URN:
    61318
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1936
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:59:00 / 01:29:09:00
    Canister:
    36/65 / UNI GAZ ROLL 11

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