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  • Short Summary

    Winning numbers are chosen for the Irish Hospital's Sweepstake.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Dublin. The Drama of a million hopes. Four sightless children draw prizes totalling �409,527. for 78 lucky winners, Irish Hospitals receive �130,000, in great Free State Sweepstake on Manchester November Handicap."

    Dublin, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    Men carry metal boxes full of entries to the Irish Hospital's Sweepstake past crowds into building.

    Nurses help to put the thousands of tickets into a massive drum which will mix them up.

    Small rolls of paper are but into a glass tombola drum. Two men read statements.

    Two blind boys with name tags on (Jackie and Paddy) are led onto the stage.

    Another boy called Peter is seated on a chair on the stage. Another boy called Willie reaches into the large drum to extract a winning ticket. Peter spins the small drum and removes a ticket from that. A man in army uniform checks the two tickets.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    753.09
    Media URN:
    8101
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:37:00 / 01:14:18:00
    Canister:
    30/50

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