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  • Description

    Title reads: "Spring Races in Australia".

    Randwick Race Course, Sydney, Australia.

    L/S of crowds at racecourse. Various C/Us of fashionable women in the stands. C/U of toddler. M/S of riderless horse running along track and into paddock after it bolted at the tapes. Various shots of the race for the Australian Derby, includes good M/S of horse racing in the bunch. C/U of winning horse, "Pandec".

    M/S of bunch of horses racing in another race, one is forced into rails. More shots of race, some slow motion. The winning horse is "High Cast". Various shots of the winning horse as it is led in.

    Melbourne, Australia.

    Various shots of crowds and horse racing at Melbourne meeting. Various shots of champion horse "Ajax" winning his 36th race. C/U of "Ajax".

    Randwick.

    More shots of glamorous women watching races. M/S of two Australian soldiers talking to Cockney pearly king, one of the soldiers rubs the pearls for luck. More shots of horse racing. We see a woman cheering then, shaking her head when her horse loses. Winning horse is "Beauvite", we see him being lead of field. C/U of "Beauvite". L/S of crowds and bookmakers.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    37715
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1065.26
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:55:00 / 01:51:12:00
    Canister:
    41/1
    Sort Number:
    41/001
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
  • Stills

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

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