École de Cavalerie de Saumur

Saut de la rivière



Saut de la rivière

LUM 1897-02

Exciting Steeple Chase

This is by far the most exciting and best race film ever taken. At the end of the race one of the horses falls in the pond and throws his rider.

MB 1897

The Steeple Chase

This scene shows a stream and hedge in the foreground, which is cleared by the majority of the steeple chasers at one bound, several of the horses jump short and land in the stream with much splashing of water. Towards the end of the film a hoerse stumbles, throwing the rider, who narrowly escapes being trampled on by those following.

MB 1898

Salto del río

LUM 1904-ESP


1 Lumière 596 (AS 894) ; Maguire & Baucus 1596  
2 n.c.  
3 [07/1897]-01/08/1897 17m 
4 France, Saumur  


08/08/1897 France, Lyon Cinématographe Lumière  Sauts de la rivière