• Short Summary

    Sporting Round Up - Wresting and Horse racing feature.

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    Albert Hall, London. - SV. Wrestlers parading in ring at Albert Hall. SV. Giant Gargantua in his corner. LV. Gargantua dwarfing referee and second. CU. Person watching. LV. Commencement of bout. Gargantua shakes hands with Strangler Bright. Bright looks dwarfed. They come to grips. Bright tries to put lock onto Gargantua's arm, Gargantua remains unmoved. SV. Gargantua removes his arm and Bright shakes head. MV. Bright tries to throw Gargantua. Gargantua pushes him away and looks at his leg. They come to grips again but Gargantua slaps him on top of head Bright staggers away. and falls to knees. CU. woman watching she covers her eyes. MV. Bright grabs Gargantua's leg but Gargantua remains unmoved, looks at Ref. and points to Bright. They disengage and Bright lifts hands in defeat SV. Gargantua throws Bright and falls on top of him. MV. Bright drums canvas with heels. Referee taps Gargantua. Gargantua gets up leaving Bright on canvas.

    London Airport. - SV. Wilwyn's Plane landing. CU. Wilwyn owner Mr. Boucher. SV. Gangway alongside 'plane. SV. Race Horse Wilwyn at top of gangway refusing to come down. SV. Mechanics watching. SV. Wilwyn still refusing. CU. Mr. Boucher. SV. Pressman perched on a landing stage. SV. Wilwyn coming down gangway preceded by Mr. Boucher. SV. Horse box being closed. LV. Horse box driving away.

    Newmarket, Suffolk. - GV. Horses parading in paddock for the Cambridgeshire Handicap. & STV. Jockeys mounting horses. STV. Jockey mounting Merry Prince. GV. Crowded course. SV. Garrison Hack No. 46 followed by Sunny Brae No. 7. LV. Horses milling around at start. SV. & CU Sir Alfred and Lady Munnings with dog. SV. Start of race off. Pan to Back view as they stretch right across course. SCU. Crowd. SV. Pan. No. 11. Brunetto with James Thompson riding leading bunch nearest camera. Bunch on far side comes into picture. Pan with Brunetto as he races in the lead but rest of field overtake him GV. Horses in two bunches racing towards finishing post. Richer, ridden by Ken Gethin leading field in nearest bunch passes post. SV. Richer being lead in. SV. Crowd. STV. Richer being lead into unsaddling enclosure. (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scenes H & I.)

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:49:00 / 01:47:58:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Gargantau" in the title should read Gargantua.

    Gargantua's real name was Kurt Zehe.

    "Wilwyn's Plane landing" - it's a Pan-Am DC-4, Reg. No. N88954.

    "Mr. Boucher" is Robert C Boucher.

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