The episodes below encompass recent series of Bloodline episodes that explore the rise and fall of…
Shot in 1896 in Mexico by Lumiere Brothers employees Gabriel Veyre and Fernand Von Bernard, this cockfight was one of the first films made in Mexico and may be the first cockfight depicted in a moving picture.
At its height in the 17th and 18th centuries, cocking permeated British culture without exclusion, occupying crown, court, church and countryman for centuries. Called the “Pleasure of Princes” or the “Royal Pasttime” in books from that time, it was at the same time a rabble darling, a people’s diversion.
Bloodline explores the largely unwritten history and culture of the gamefowl community, including but not limited to the ancient past time of cockfighting.