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    Portuguese bull fighting.

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    No title. According to paper records this is filmed in Portugal.

    High angle shot of a procession. People in fancy dress. The procession leads to the local bull ring. M/S of crowd of spectators (looks like they are all men) sitting in a stadium. Some hold umbrellas above their heads to keep off the sun. "Now, let's introduce the gentleman who runs the roost - the "Intelligence", they call him, and he runs the entire show with the aid of a trumpeter." C/U of man in a boater ordering the trumpet to be blown. Man sitting beside him plays the trumpet.

    High angle shot of bull fighters entering the ring. Men on horseback follow them into the ring. The bull is let out but doesn't run into the ring - it jumps up at the spectators running around the edge. Lads of the local village enter the ring. A motley bunch - they look quite scared! "Ever been asked to interview a wild and woolly bull, hold on to its horns - and survive? They do it - in Portugal!" M/S of the bull then high angle shot of the bull fighters. One man seems to get gored - hard to see. Bull fighting sequence is short.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 696.

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    Film ID:
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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:13:00 / 01:22:15:00
    EP 177

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