The Derby 1926 1926

Star Item

Description

Epsom, Surrey.

Title: "The Derby 1926".

Intertitle: "Owing to restricted train service, it was a 'Petrol Derby' this year ..."

High angled shot of lots of cars parking in a large field either side of a drive - the makeshift parking arrangements for the races. Crowds of people...

more

Data

Cataloguer:
Amelia
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
21833
Sort Number:
G 1299
Time in/Out:
01:07:37:00 / 01:15:35:00
Canister:
G 1299
Film ID:
500.08
Issue Date:
03/06/1926

Comments (1)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

  • The race took place on 2 June 1926.

    jamied 16th Oct 2012

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Titanic
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope

Related Videos

Hide
Our Newest Cathedral

Our Newest Cathedral

Derby Cathedral and the new Bishop.

The Irish Derby

The Irish Derby

Waygood wins the Irish Derby.

1924 Derby Short Version

1924 Derby Short Version

Great slow motion shots of the Derby, also shots of winning jockey being mobbed by fans.

The Cup Arrives In Derby

The Cup Arrives In Derby

Crowds welcome home Derby County football team with the FA Cup.

Gas Turbine For Warship

Gas Turbine For Warship

The motor gunboat 'Grey Goose' will be soon equipped with Navy's first gas turbine engine.

Soapbox Derby

Soapbox Derby

Good footage of soapbox derby at Wembley, London.

Derby County V Swansea Town

Derby County V Swansea Town

Football match between Derby and Swansea - possibly from the FA Cup.

Epsom  - The Blue Ribbon Of The Turf  AKA Sunstar Wins Derby

Epsom - The Blue Ribbon Of The Turf AKA Sunstar Wins Derby

Scenes from Derby of 1911, won by 'Sunstar'.

Following on from '10 Tragedies Caught on Film', we bring you part 2 and ten more tragedies that were captured when the reels were recording.
10MoreTragedies
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.
dancingqueen
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
Vertigo
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Himmler