Scenes from the drawing of the Irish Sweepstake or Lottery in Dublin.
Full title reads: "Dublin. The Drum of Fortune. Whether you are lucky or unlucky, everything was perfectly planned and went of without the slightest suspicion of a hitch!"
Dublin, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.
Scenes from the Irish Hospitals Sweepstake. Women in fancy dress push trolleys round from which lottery entries are emptied into a large collecting box.
Top view of women dressed as gypsies mixing tickets up in large sacks.
Sacks of lottery tickets are emptied into large drum which sits below decorations depicting a horse race.
All the helpers line up on stage as official makes an announcement.
Nurses reach into the drum and pick out winning entries. Those tickets are then placed in a smaller drum from which one ticket is selected.
Closer shot of nurses drawing more tickets from big drum. The process of drawing another ticket is then repeated.