• Short Summary

    Good footage of polo match with explanation of instruction at Roehampton, Greater London.

  • Description

    Polo at Roehampton, Greater London.

    L/S Game in progress, teams moving from right to left. L/S Defensive action. C/U Audience. M/S Two horsemen side by side, one hits ball back. M/S Another attack towards right hand goal. M/S Midfield play. C/U Audience, game in background. C/U Man rings ball for half-time. C/U Audience. M/S Riders come off field, grooms standing by. M/S Rider dismounts, another horse goes past in foreground.

    M/S Another rider dismounts, groom takes horse, riders walk out of picture. C/U Girl sponging horse. M/S Man tightening girth on horse. C/U Rider accepting drink from woman. M/S Riders and spectators standing together. C/U Rider mounting. C/U Man tightening boot. M/S Another rider mounting. M/S Three girls watching. L/S Play, rider canters from left to right, hits ball forward, defenders send ball back and gallop after ball, one hits it.

    L/S Midfield play. C/U Two men in tussle for ball, ride past camera, turn round. C/U Riders in melee, one horse stumbles. Audience. M/S Rider galloping, hits ball right to left, another hits it back and turns round. M/S Two riders miss ball, third hits it, they gallop down field again. C/U Audience, game in background.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:10:00 / 01:31:28:00
    NP 313

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