At the Old Berkeley Point-To-Point Near Kimble

1930 - 1934 , Kimble (Buckinghamshire)

Scenes at a Point-to-Point meeting held near Kimble.

One of two black and white films recording events connected with the Old Berkeley Hunt and the hunting season in Buckinghamshire. The film includes shots of crowds in front of the bookies stands; a bagpipe marching band providing entertainment before the racing; a horse in the paddock; saddling up; runners heading towards the start; horses under starter’s orders and the start of one race as the field races to the first fence; horses jumping a variety of fences including a water jump; horses passing the post; unsaddling; jockeys weighing in and horses being rubbed down after a race. The film concludes with a shot of a car being pushed from the mud in front of the bookies stands. Shots of the bookies stands clearly identify the stands of K[?] Buckle; Charlie Ball, Reading; Alf Eighteen [?]; Ben Hailes; including possibly a shot of Alf Leach [?], under the sign Alf Leach Thame, Oxon, Turf Commission Agent.

Featured Events

Point-to-Point meeting held near Kimble, Buckinghamshire

Keywords

Race horses; Horse racing; Point-to-Point race meeting; Pointing; Race course betting in the 1930s; Bookmakers; Country sports; Landscape history

Manifestations

At the Old Berkeley Point-To-Point Near Kimble

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    INV335940
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    MP4 H264 digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:03:40
    Modification Date
    26/10/2015
    Parts
    Reference
    739645
  • Barcode
    INV327791
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    MP4 H264 digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:03:40
    Modification Date
    26/10/2015
    Parts
    Reference
    739644
  • Barcode
    INV394134
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    MP4 H264 digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:03:40
    Modification Date
    26/10/2015
    Parts
    Reference
    739641
  • Barcode
    INV379743
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    DV digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:02:21
    Modification Date
    26/10/2015
    Parts
    Reference
    739606
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV321408
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    master digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:09:53
    Modification Date
    16/02/2015
    Parts
    Reference
    737209
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV251584
    Canonical Identifier
    2010/24
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Details
    Carrier Type
    16mm film
    Colour System
    bw
    Colour Type
    bw
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:10:00
    Has Image
    Y
    Has Sound
    N
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    pos
    Modification Date
    10/08/2010
    Parts
    Reference
    686524
    Sound
    silent

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