Gordon Richards Opens The 'flat' 1949

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    Full title reads: "Gordon Richards Opens The 'Flat'".

    Dorchester Hotel, London. Great jockey Gordon Richards at the Sporting Life Luncheon.

    LV GV Luncheon assembly.

    CU Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

    LV Gordon Richards stands up to speak amidst applause.

    LV Gordon Richards speaks.

    SV Gordon Richards speaking.

    CU Richards speaking on the racing press and on British horses. Intercut with good shots of Prince Philip laughing. Good CU of man lighting cigar.

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    British Pathé
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    01:46:58:00 / 01:48:08:00
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