New Year's Day Meet (1926)

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    Alnwick, Northumberland. New Year's Day Meet in Village Street attended by Duke (Henry George Percy) and Duchess (Helen) of Northumberland and family. M/S of three people in hunting gear on horseback riding through a stone archway, a pack of hounds run alongside the horse's feet. M/S of a crowd of people in a village street, in the foreground is a pack of Beagles and several huntsmen on horseback. The crowd look poor, probably working class while the riders look very wealthy. L/S of the stone archway (looks like part of a castle), more members of the hunting party ride under it. M/S of a young boy on horseback standing next to an elder huntsman, also on horseback. M/S of a lady draped in furs (the Duchess?) with two smartly dressed girls and a little boy, they are standing next to a parked car. M/S of a butler standing next to a man in hunting pink sipping a drink from a glass. L/S of the horse riders and dogs coming down Alnwick High Street, a crowd of poor looking villagers follow the aristocratic hunting party. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:444.01
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    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 11 months ago
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