Title ID 5567Collection ID775
TitleBexhill Donkey Races
Date15 August 1959
CollectionRay Young
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeFamily Life Rural Life
KeywordsAnimals Family Racing Children Handicrafts Passenger Vehicles Entertainment Trades Clothing Social Class
RegionalEast Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionRay Young
CameraRay Young
ProducerRay Young; David Carr (?)
FormatColour Sound
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This film shows the first ever Rotary International Donkey Derby on Little Common, Bexhill. The event organised by the local Rotary and Donkey Racing clubs, feature donkeys from across Sussex and Kent. Other attractions include visits from the Pearly Kings and Queens, carriage side-shows and balloon races. The voice-over states that the film is a record of the day's event as created by Ray Young & David Carr (?).[Due to copyright reasons, the film has been made mute for online use]