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  • Short Summary

    Scenes from the drawing of the Irish Sweepstake or Lottery in Dublin.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Dublin. The Drum of Fortune. Whether you are lucky or unlucky, everything was perfectly planned and went of without the slightest suspicion of a hitch!"

    Dublin, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    Scenes from the Irish Hospitals Sweepstake. Women in fancy dress push trolleys round from which lottery entries are emptied into a large collecting box.

    Top view of women dressed as gypsies mixing tickets up in large sacks.

    Sacks of lottery tickets are emptied into large drum which sits below decorations depicting a horse race.

    All the helpers line up on stage as official makes an announcement.

    Nurses reach into the drum and pick out winning entries. Those tickets are then placed in a smaller drum from which one ticket is selected.

    Closer shot of nurses drawing more tickets from big drum. The process of drawing another ticket is then repeated.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    707.30
    Media URN:
    6193
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:10:00 / 01:44:00:00
    Canister:
    33/44

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