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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the Steeplechase de Paris horse race in progress.

  • Description

    Steeplechase - Paris. France.

    Titles read: "Steeplechase de Paris."

    L/S of several newsreel cameramen climbing out of car with their cameras. High angled shots of crowds at bookmakers. High angle shots of the French Prime Minister Alexandre Millerand and dignitaries walking through crowd. Shots of Millerand with dignitaries on balcony.

    Shots of newsreel cameramen operating cameras from the top of grandstands. Shots of crowds as horse and riders are led past camera. Mores shots of crowds. High angle shot of horse being led onto the race track. Various shots of the race in progress. The race is won by L'Yser Gagnant. High angle shots of crowds. L/Ss of winning horse being led into winners enclosure. Various more shots of large crowds. Shots of the winning horse. C/U of the winning jockey. M/S of Charles Bariller (possibly the owner). M/S of board with betting odds on ?. More shots of cameramen operating equipment. Slow motion shots of horses jumping over fences and water jump.

    Cataloguer's note: French newsreel item with French intertitles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2392.14
    Media URN:
    76269
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:41:00 / 01:48:40:00
    Canister:
    ON 300 A

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