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  • Short Summary

    Large crowds, including Lord Lonsdale, watch hare coursing in the Waterloo Cup, Lancashire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - 90th Waterloo Cup. Big crowds of coursing enthusiasts see Pentonville win Blue Riband of the Leash. Altcar, Lancashire.

    M/S of two men and five greyhounds in a cart, M/S of one dog being lifted out. Another is brushed down and three more look out of a window. M/S of the crowd watching. L/S of a man letting his two dogs off the lead, they race across the field after a hare which keeps changing direction. M/S of five dogs and two men in a truck, C/U of the five dogs, bowls of food are put down for them. M/S of three of them looking out, C/U of one. L/S of the crowd, more dogs race off after the hare, a man on a horse rides across the field, various shots of the hounds chasing the hare.

    Intertitle - 'Lord Lonsdale.' M/S of Lord Lonsdale watching the contest through binoculars, he lowers them and glances at the camera.

    Various shots as more dogs race off and chase the hare. C/U of one dog being rubbed down while another is groomed and has its coat put back on.

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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:
    01:58:23:00 / 02:01:49:00
    G 1166

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