• Short Summary

    Muttra Cup - annual pig hunting with elephants is held in India.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE MUTTRA CUP MEETING - India's Largest Pig-Sticking Contest."

    India.

    Various shots of the men on elephants travelling across the filed - quite tall grass. Men on horses looking on - they are the 'spears'. Men on elephants going through the water. Follow the men on horses. One elephant slides in mud and trying to get out.

    This is the Muttra Cup - hunting with elephants. The aim of the elephants is to drive wild boars and sows in the open so they can be chased and killed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    785.19
    Media URN:
    9601
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/04/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:32:00 / 01:25:05:00
    Canister:
    34/33

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