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  • Description

    Title reads - Northolt, Greater London.

    L/S of the crowds at the race course. M/S as comedian George Formby is helped into his horse's saddle. L/S as the former jockey is led up to the post for the October Hurdle Handicap, he rides off to warm up. M/S as the four horses start the race and take a jump. L/S of the two remaining runners neck and neck, M/S as George loses the race. M/S as he carries his saddle through the crowds and smiles.

    Cataloguer's note: there is another item entitled - 'Celeb Horse Race - George Formby as Jockey' which contains the same footage in 38/78 on *PM0983*. The 38/83 version is best quality.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    18337
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    985.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:51:00 / 01:18:39:00
    Canister:
    38/83
    Sort Number:
    38/083
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities Entertainment & Humour
  • Stills

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

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