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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of jockeys weighing in, bookies, tic tac men, crowds and Lincoln - no shots of racing itself, only one shot of a horse.

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    Lincoln, Lincolnshire

    MS Lincoln Cathedral (2 shots). M.S. Good shot of the Cathedral taken from a hill. CU. A trainer with horse. CU. The starter on his platform preparing to pull lever. (4 shots). CU. Clerk in weighing room. MS High shot, jockeys weighing in before race. CU..Clerk noting down weights. LS Elevated shot of the walls of the city of Lincoln. MS Crowds arriving for the race. MS Jockeys on the scales in the weighing in room. (12 shots, some out of focus). CU. Woman tipster shouting her prices. CU. Prince Monolulu, a 'character', with feathered headdress and flamboyant clothes. CU. Bookie and tic tac man. CU..A punter. CU. Bookie chalking on his board. CU. Bookie paying out a lot of notes to a woman winner. LS General view of crowd in stand. Pan. MS View of crowd, predominantly men, their heads move as they follow the race. CU..Pathe cameraman, Jock Gemmell, operating camera from top of truck. LS Pan shot of Gemmell passing as he films the race from the top of car. (2 shots). LS General view of crowd and bookies by the side of the course. CU. Back view of man studying form. MS Another shot of three men studying race card. CU. Bookmaker. CU. Tic tac man.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:10:00 / 01:38:53:00
    UN 1921 A

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