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  • Short Summary

    During the coal strike the miners race and show their pit ponies to win prizes.

  • Description

    Item title reads - While the mines are idle. Miners race their pit ponies for prizes - presented by mine-owners. Nr Sheffield.

    Various shots as the pit ponies are led through the crowd, we see the boys on the horses. L/S as they race up the track.

    Intertitle - 'Prizes were also presented for pit ponies in best conditions.'
    We see boys walking the ponies round in a circle and then stood in a line, one pony bucks and the crowd moves to get out of the way.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    232.14
    Media URN:
    22222
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:06:00 / 01:30:10:00
    Canister:
    G 766

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