• Short Summary

    Grand National draw takes place at the Plaza in Dublin with marriage as its theme. Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Honeymoon Sweep. Bridal setting for Grand National draw in Dublin.

    Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    L/S of wedding tableau at the Plaza where draw will take place. M/S of miniature railway where trucks containing the counterfoils drive around and the girls, dressed in bridal gowns of all nationalities, mix them up. Various shots as they mix the counterfoils into different trucks. M/S of the canvas scene of a church with mannequins dressed as bride, groom and bridesmaids in front of it. C/U of the couple.

    M/S as the counterfoils are put into the large golden drum. M/S of people watching the draw. M/S as six nurses stand by the six hatches in the drum, show their hands then put them in to draw out the counterfoils. M/S as the Commissioner of Police collects them. Various shots as they carry on picking more tickets. M/S as another nurse picks the name of a horse out of a smaller drum. Various shots of people waiting and looking tense in the audience. Various shots as the nurses carry on picking the tickets and horses, and the audience wait for results.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:30:00 / 01:31:20:00

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