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  • Short Summary

    Horse racing for the Northumberland Plate - date unclear.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Pitmen's Derby."

    Presumably Gosforth Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear.

    Shots of crowds gathering in enclosure and stands. MS of group of men studying the form books. BV of man reading 'The Sporting Mail' newspaper. MS of men and women siting on grass looking at form guides. CU pile of empty beer bottles. MS of two men sleeping on grass. MS of couple looking at form. Shots of people betting with bookies / bookmakers.

    Various shots of horses being led to the start. Cut aways to stands. Various shots of horses racing for the 'Northumberland Cup'. Horses race past the winning post.

    Shots of the winning horse - No. 9 - being led into the winner's enclosure.

    MS of horse.

    N.B. This material is definitely not from 1931 - currently unclear which issue or year it comes from.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:26:00 / 01:39:41:00
    31/52 ?

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