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  • Description

    Pinewood Stock Can material.

    The Derby at Epsom Downs, Surrey.

    Various shots of crowds coming to the horse racing on Derby day. They are travelling in all kinds of vehicles - cars, buses, stage coaches, Gypsy caravans. Pearly Kings and Queen are there. VS of massive crowds gathered all around the race course.

    VS of arrival of Queen Mary and King George V. LS of King waving from Royal Box.

    LS of race board. MS of man reading form book. More shots of crowds. Various shots of Romany Gypsies in their encampment preparing for the race. CU woman telling fortunes and reading palms. VS of people in beer tent and of people eating and drinking around course. VS of people placing bets with book makers / bookies. VS of horses in parade ring and of jockeys setting off. Horses led down to start. LS of royal box.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:47:00 / 01:11:17:00
    PSC 34 B
    Sort Number:
    PSC 34 B
  • Appears in...

    derby Gypsies
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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