Full title reads: "The Derby". Transferred in Wide screen technicsope.
Various shots of newsreel cameramen preparing to film the event. Shots of empty stands at race course. GV Stands now packed with crowds. GV The fair pan to crowds. TS Crowds. TS Religious group with banners. GV ditto. LV Roundabout. CU Pan Pearly King and Queen. SV Group of students dressed up. CU Student wearing German army helmet. LV People eating cockles and whelks. CU Jellied eels. CU Couple eating jellied eels. SV Student walks past dressed like a tramp. SV Palmist reading man's hand. CU The palmist. CU The hand. SV Tipster with crowd round. SV Crowd. CU Tipster. CU Student dressed as tramp. CU Girl holding sign "Twisting in the nude". CU Old man looking. SV The girl twisting. CU Men watching. SV Prince Monolulu. CU ditto. GV Packed enclosures.
Various shots of arrival of Royal Party, including the Queen Mother. SV Pan Princess Alexandra and Angus Ogilvy. CU Cameraman. LV Billy Fury waves his hat. VS of book makers / bookies and gamblers. SV Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Norfolk in the paddock. 'Santa Claus', the favourite horse with jockey Scobie Breasley. The Queen and the President of Sudan (Ibrahim Abboud) in paddock. Shots of Royal Party, including Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Shots of horses parading.
Various shots of the Derby horse race. Horses include - Penny Stall (Ridden by Roger Poincelet), Con Brio (- Ron Hutchinson), Sweet Moss (- Lester Piggott), Cold Slipper (- J Roe), Santa Claus (S Breasley), Hotroy (Jeff Lewis), Baldric II (Bill Piers), Indiana (Jimmy Lindley), Dilettante II (Peader Matthews), Balastrade (Bill Williamson), Dromoland (Joe Mercer), Roquefeuil (D Ryan). Santa Claus wins.
Santa Claus led to Winners Enclosure. Owner J Ismay congratulated. VS the winner.
Cataloguer's Note: Colour version of this item appears to be missing - MD.