• Short Summary

    It is estimated that three million people buy horsemeat every week.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE HORSEMEAT SCANDAL".

    Carlisle, Rochdale, Manchester & London.

    Pan with a man taking horse's head from wagon. He walks into shop with it, queue behind him. Long shot, pan, man takes shoulder of horse from wagon and walks into shop, Queue behind him.
    Long shot of the interior of restaurant. Track in to two people talking to waiter. Two men at table talking to waiter.
    Long shot, exterior of horse fair at Carlisle. Horses being led past camera. Crowd in background Close up shot, horse's hooves. Pan to men's legs. Pan with horse being led to sale room. Close up shot of two farmers looking on. Horse being led through door marked 'No 1 Sale Room.' Long shot of sale ring. Horse being led in far end and trotted down ring. Close up shot of two men in trilby hats. Close up shot of a man with spectacles writing in notebook. Towards, horse being led round ring. High angle shot of the auctioneer. Close up shot of auctioneer. Long shot of horses in iron railed stalls. Towards, farmer walking from sale room shaking his head.
    Long shot of horses being led down station platform for transport. Horse being led into wagon. Close up shot of a porter. Close up shot of horse's legs walking into rail wagon. Man closing doors of wagon. He peers round door at horse.
    Long shot, pan, horse trotting in field is joined by two others. Horse standing in field. Long shot of three horses in field. Long shot of horses being led through gate to slaughter house. Horses being walked through gate. Close up shot of two horses. Wagon with horses in driving past brick wall. Long shot of a lorry backing in slaughterhouse yard. High angle long shot of two men conversing in doorway of slaughter house. High angle shot of a man looking through doorway of slaughter house. Several shots of exterior of slaughter house. Two men loading side of horse onto wagon. Long shot of slaughter house. Lorry backing down alley. Close up shot of a horse eating.

    Note found in paperwork - The horsemeat scandal - not to be used under any circumstances.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:10:00 / 01:09:52:00

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