• Short Summary

    Dutch horsemen show off their jousting skills by catching rings on their lances.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Holland. Tilting Tourney".

    Walcheron, The Netherlands.

    SV Competitors on horseback. CU Two men watching.

    GV Horses and riders waiting for competition to start. SV Competitors mounted, some with lances.

    CU Competitor on horseback holding lance. CU Official fixing ring onto piece of metal which is suspended from rope.

    GV Pan, first competitor riding towards camera, he lunges with lance at ring, misses and gallops on towards camera.

    CU Man steadying the ring. SV Score-keeper with board.

    SV 2nd competitor, he tries to get lance through ring, but fails. CU Woman in crowd.

    LV Another competitor coming towards camera, he lunges at ring and takes it away on end of lance. CU Old man in crowd with ear-ring.

    SV Cup being presented to winner, official almost drops cup but manages to hand it to the winner. CU Crowds laughing.

    GV Rest of the competitors throwing winner into the air.

    (F.G.) Cataloguer's Note: I think we would call this jousting practice - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1551.03
    Media URN:
    49761
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    10:08:13:00 / 10:09:11:00
    Canister:
    58/71

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