• Short Summary

    Coal miners racing Whippets, crowds and bookies watch.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Whippet Racing".

    Location is somewhere in North of England.

    The local coal miners take their Whippets out for some racing. Panning shot of row of men and women with Whippets on leads. A small crowd and bookmakers are there to see the dogs run. Various shots of start of race, dogs go into starting traps. Various shots of race, owners wave handkerchiefs at dogs in traps. C/U of winning dog - "Shamrock".

    Note: part of Dublin issue.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1099.33
    Media URN:
    38337
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:33:00 / 01:44:00:00
    Canister:
    41/61

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