• Short Summary

    Footage of the home of King George V's race horse in Suffolk.

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    Full titles read: "SPORTSHOTS - Popular sports and Pastimes under the Cine-Camera lens 'THE KING'S HORSES', Described by Charles Eade from the 'Sunday Express'."

    M/S of Mr Willie Jarvis the 'King's (George V) Trainer'. L/S's numerous race horses belonging to the King being taken for a walk in the paddock. The horses include the 'Abbot', 'Limelight' and 'Foxer'. L/S's of the riders galloping the horse on Newmarket heath. M/S of Jarvis on horseback with his daughter, also on horseback. L/S's of the horses being led back into the stables.

    C/U of the fat capped Mr Jolloms 'the Head Lad'. L/S's of stable lads carrying bags of food to the stables. Good L/S of the blacksmith hammering a horseshoe on the hoof of a horse. L/S and M/S's of two trees planted in Mr Jarvis's gardens by a visit from the King and Queen (Mary). L/S of the house of the Princess Royal (Princess Mary) and the Earl of Harewood who Eade say is "one of the keenest racing owner in this country." Various more shots of life at the stables including Harry Heath, the tack boy cleaning a saddle and two very good M/S's of the 'Abbot' and 'Foxer'.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:11:00 / 01:20:21:00
    PT 173

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