Film: 4182

Canals + Waterways | 1930 | Silent | B/W


Medium shot of white horse pulling a wide beam barge or lighter along a wide canal. A man follows the horse in its harness as it pulls up the hill of a bridge. The horse is unhitched by the man and carries on down the cobbled iron bridge. Man leads white horse with the boat, Redcap, behind. The towpath is muddy. Point of view from on the boat, looking at horse. Close up of steerer. View of steerer from front of barge. Horse approaches on wide lock. Close up of water over the lock gates. Boat glides into lock as the horse watches. Man smiles and pats the horse.

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