• Short Summary

    The Donkey "classic" at Wivelsfield.

  • Description

    Wivelsfield, Sussex.

    SV. Pearly King and Queen standing around looking at donkey. CU. Head of donkey. CU. Pearly King. GV. Donkeys lined up in paddock being prepared for race. SV. Girl feeding donkey with carrots. CU. Another donkey being fed from bowl. SV. Crowd watching. GV. Start of carrot race, donkeys being chased all around. SV. Donkeys running wild - kids chasing donkeys, & CU. CU. Small child looking through fencing. CU. Small girl patting the winner of the carrot race. SV. Bookies paying out money to a small boy. CU. Small boy receiving money from bookie. LV. Donkeys being paraded round course. SV. Stubborn donkey with boy pulling at donkey's head trying to get him to come out of paddock. CU. Boy pulling the reins on donkey's head. CU. Another boy pushing rear of donkey. SV. Boy pulling and boy pushing donkey still stubborn. SV. Crowds, line of donkeys for big race. CU. Flags going down for start of race. GV. Start of race, pan to back view as donkeys race down straight. LV. Donkeys racing down straight, some riders falling. GV. Course, donkeys racing down straight, & SV. Pan SV. Donkeys racing past camera followed by one donkey without rider. SV. Crowds jumping with excitement. SV. The winner, Mr Tim Riordan's Asham, passing the post. SV. Small girl watching the race through a wooden fence. SV. Pearly King with donkey. CU. Baby donkey. SV. Crowds jumping with excitement. SV. &S V. Crowds jumping with excitement.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:15:00 / 01:20:30:00

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