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  • Short Summary

    Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin entertains the old Berkeley Hunt at Chequers.

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    Item title reads - Old Berkeley Hunt meet on lawn of the Chequers at the invitation of Mr Baldwin. Buckinghamshire.

    M/S of Stanley Baldwin stood with members of the hunt on the steps at Chequers, the hounds run up to them to be stroked. M/S of Baldwin talking to an elderly man with a big white beard, one hound jumps up and Baldwin holds its paws and talks to it. M/S as he hands a glass of wine to a huntsman on a horse who knocks it back in one and hands the glass back. L/S of the hunt outside at Chequers.

    Various shots of the group standing in the field chatting. C/U of Baldwin talking to them. M/S of him talking to the elderly man again, he chats to another huntsman and plays with the dogs. Various shots of the horses and hounds in front of Chequers. M/S again as Baldwin chats to the bearded man. The camera pans across the hounds and hunt setting off.

    M/S of an elderly man getting out of a car and walking through the gates, he takes his top hat off and makes his way over to the steps, which he climbs followed by others.

    M/S of the hunt again in front of Chequers, various shots as the hounds run about. Various shots as the huntsmen are handed drinks. L/S of the crowd, the camera pans across them. An elderly man emerges from the house followed by others, they stand on the steps, two elderly men chat to each other.

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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:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:06:25:00
    G 1159

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