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Living on the Land

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The first of ten programmes Gordon Price and his Inherited Horse
Until middle age Gordon Price had lived the quiet and blameless life of a Hereford farmer. Then his father died and left him a wild young horse which Gordon, at risk to life and limb and with unspoken hopes of sudden fortune, broke in, trained and entered for a race. A top jockey was engaged but unfortunately finished so late that he had time to speak only a brief sentence. 'She's useless,' he said.
But, as things turned out, that was not quite the end of the story, Narrator DERYCK GUYLER
Research JEAN THOMPSON
Photography ARTHUR SMITH Sound JACK WILSON
Film editor PETER GIBBS
Written and produced, by DON HAWORTH BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Research Jean Thompson
Unknown: Jack Wilson
Editor: Peter Gibbs
Produced By: Don Haworth

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