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    Item title reads - The World's Greatest Race. The race for "Grand National" first run in 1837 - is 4 miles 836 yards over 30 obstacles (the rest of the title is obscured by the timecode). Aintree, Liverpool.

    M/S as the horses are led down the paddock, people watch them go. M/S of the Prince of Wales chatting to another man. L/S of the horses and their jockeys walking towards the starting line. L/S as they race and jump over the fences. M/S of the spectators watching from the stand, M/S as the horses jump another fence. M/S of King George V watching through binoculars, he chats to another man. Another jumps and several horses fall but get up again. M/S as they pass the winning post.

    Intertitle - 'Sergeant Murphy, a gallant winner!'

    C/U of Sergeant Murphy with a blanket on.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    23628
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    300.34
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:42:00 / 01:50:06:00
    Canister:
    G 966
    Sort Number:
    G 0966
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities
  • Stills

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

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