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    Full title reads: "Scintillating Ascot. Brilliant sunshine at Royal Meeting".

    Berkshire.

    L/S of Ascot racecourse. L/S of Royal Box - it is empty, none of the Royal Family attend as they are still in mourning for King George V. Various shots of crowds at Ascot. Most are in Royal Enclosure. Lots of glamorous women in latest fashions and men in top hats and morning suits. There are a few shots of ordinary race-goers eating picnics on the heath. Panning L/S of grand stand.

    M/S of large board with names and numbers of jockeys. M/S of start of race, we see gate go up. Various shots of horses racing around the track. Good M/S of posh people watching race through binoculars, their heads move as horses pass. The race for the Royal Hunt Cup is won by Guinea Gap.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13001
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    883.26
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:33:00 / 01:50:24:00
    Canister:
    36/49
    Sort Number:
    36/049
  • Appears in...

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    Royal Ascot Debutantes
  • Stills

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

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