The Grand National 1946

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    Item title reads - The Grand National.

    Aintree, Liverpool, Merseyside.

    L/S of the biggest ever crowds gathered at Aintree. Several good shots of bookmakers giving the odds. L/S of runners' board. People mill about and jockeys mount their horses. They walk up to the starting gate. The race starts, various shots as they speed away. Slow motion M/S at the first jump with "Gyppo" in the lead. They take another jump and two fall. Various shots as they jump again. Slow motion shots at Beechers Brook. They take another jump, "Lough Conn" is now in the lead. Various shots as the race continues including slow motion shots at jumps. "Lough Conn" falls. We see them take Beechers Brook again, "Prince Regent" is now in the lead. M/S as they take the last fence. Various shots as they race towards the finish line, "Lovely Cottage" comes in to win. The horse and his jockey Captain Petre come into the enclosure, he dismounts, M/S of the horse.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/04/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    45105
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1378.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:07:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:56:00 / 01:30:08:00
    Canister:
    46/28
    Sort Number:
    46/028
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