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  • Short Summary

    Race horses Papyrus and Bar Gold leave for America on the Aquitania.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Papyrus" accompanied by "Bar Gold", leaves for America. Leaving Newmarket at 6.30 am. Suffolk.

    M/S as Papyrus and Bar Gold, wearing hoods, are led along, people follow them. M/S as one of them walks along towards the train, it is led into a straw filled carriage.

    Intertitle - 'Embarking on the "Aquitania" at Southampton.'

    Papyrus is led off the train, a man gets on and rides him away. M/S from above as he is led up the gangplank onto the ship followed by feeding and riding equipment.

    Intertitle - 'His palatial quarters.'

    Various shots as men pump air into a cushion at the side of the stable, and another one on the floor. M/S as they close the door to his pen. M/S as the men walk down the gangplank and pose at the bottom.

    Note: From 01:39:05 to 01:40:58 - the story is repeated.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:05:00 / 01:40:58:00
    G 1018

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