Detail

Title ID 3004Collection ID417
TitleAbout Horse Shoes
Date1949
CollectionLondon Road School
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionEducational/Training
KeywordsAnimals Hunting Rural Areas Trades
Location
LocalBirtsmorton (near Malvern)
RegionalWorcestershire
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionA.C. Barnden
CameraA.C. Barnden
ProducerA.C. Barnden
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Duration8min. 30sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Amateur educational film showing the workings of a blacksmith's forge. Scenes include horse being led to smithy, old shoes being removed, blacksmith working at forge and new shoes being fitted. Demonstration of different sizes and types of horseshoe, followed by shots of cart horses and hunters and illustration of type of shoe worn by racehorses. The film ends with a man (the blacksmith?) showing a record book indicating the costs of shoeing.

Stills

A still from 'About Horse Shoes' (1949)