Full title reads: "A Royal Grand National".
Aintree, Liverpool, Merseyside. Grand National Horse race won by 'Freebooter'.
GV paddock with horses parading. LV Elevated royal party entering paddock. SV horses parading in paddock. SV Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) and Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) talking to Lord Mildmay. SV Pan 'Monaveen' being led round ring. SV Pan 'Cromwell' being led round ring. CU Queen talking to Mildmay pan to King George VI talking to 'Monaveen's' jockey. VS Jockeys mounting. GV Crowd in front of stand. GV People queuing up at Tote. VS of women wearing fashionable hats. GV Elevated parade. SV Pan Royal Party looking at parade from box. LV horses cantering down to start. SV Crowd. LV Horses lined up at start. SV Crowd looking through binoculars. LV Side view horses lined up at start. Pan as horses start. MV Pan to back view horses racing up to first jump. SV King and Queen looking on. VS of horses racing. CU Woman looking through glasses. MV Pan horses approaching Beechers Brook. Slow motion as they jump. SV Back view from hedge of horses jumping. Two horses fall. MV Pan field led by 'Monaveen' approaching jump No 7. VS of more of the race - 'Monaveen' still leading. Pan between jumps 12 and 13. 'Monaveen' in lead challenged by 'Achton Major'. VS More shots of race horses featured include 'Monaveen', 'Cloncarrig' and 'Wot No Sun', 'Angel Hill' and 'Freebooter'. LV Towards 'Cloncarrig' and 'Freebooter' well ahead of rest of field approach jump 29. 'Cloncarrig' over but falls pan as 'Freebooter' races ahead. LV 'Freebooter' well ahead of field taking last jump. Jockey looks behind. SV Royal Party looking through binoculars. LV 'Freebooter' well ahead of field racing along home straight. LV Head on 'Freebooter' racing along home straight. Passes post pan as he slows down. SV King, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret in Royal Box. SV Queen talking to member of Party. GV 'Freebooter', escorted by police, approaching enclosure. SV Woman owner Mrs Brotherton with 'Freebooter'. Jimmy Power, dismounts and pats horse.
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