Thoroughbreds for the world

United Kingdom, 1947

Film
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Episode of series “This modern age”
Explains that thoroughbred horses are descended from family lines originally developed in England, during the 18th century. A large breeding industry, maintained to meet overseas demand for British thoroughbreds is kept at a high standard by careful selective breeding. There are glimpses of British horses, or their immediate descendants, at studs and in races in many parts of the world.

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production company

This Modern Age

Duration

00:20:40:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1947

Appears in

This Modern Age

Group of items

This Modern Age

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010871

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Horse breeders

Animals & Wildlife → Race horses

Animals & Wildlife → Thoroughbred horses

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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