The Grand National 1951

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    Aintree, Liverpool, Merseyside.

    GV. Crowds at Aintree racecourse waiting for the start of the Grand National horse race. LV. Top view, crowds lining course. SV. Two women in capes looking at race card. SCU. Woman with feathers in hat looking at race card. SCU. Two women in fur coats. LV. Bookies number board. CU. Bookie in bowler hat. CU. Bookie wearing spectacles. SV. Woman in spotted fur coat. GV. Jockeys mounting horses in paddock. SV. Jockey talking to trainer. SV. Prince Brownie's jockey, A. Grantham, mounting. SV. Shagreen's jockey G. Kelly, mounting. SV. Jockey mounting. LV. Horses parading around paddock on way to start. SV. Man placing bet. GV. Horses parading up course. SV. Shagreen parading up course. SV. Crowd. LV. Horses milling around prior to start. LV. Horses milling around prior to start. GV. Crowded stand. LV. Pan, hoses start and go on to No 1 jump. LV. Towards, horses approaching No 1 jump. First horse jumps. Several spills. MV. Injured jockeys being tended. LV. Slow motion, Jump No 1. First horses over. Several spills. LV. Towards, horses approaching and jumping over jump No 3. LV. Back view, over No 4. LV. Towards, horses approaching jump No 5. Caesar's Wife first over, closely followed by others. One horse falls. Pan with leaders. Caesar's Wife, Arctic Gold, Rowland Roy, Russian Hero, Binghamstown and others. SV. Towards and pan, horses approaching Beechers Book. Slow motion. Leading horses clear almost simultaneously. LV. Head on, rest of field clearing Beechers. One falls. SV. People standing on engine looking at race. LV. Pan, horses approaching jump No 7. Leaders clear followed by rest of field. LV. Towards, jump No 8 - Canal Turn. SV. Horses jumping. Arctic Gold first over, falls, followed by Glen Fire, which also falls. LV. Rest of field coming over Canal Turn. Two more horses fall simultaneously. One jockey is thrown over. SV. Jockey being tended. LV. Pan, field approaching Valentines, led by Caesar's Wife. LV. Towards, approaching and jumping Valentines, led by Caesar's Wife. One falls. SV. Slow motion. Horse jumping Valentines, stumbles and throws jockey. LV. Horses jumping over jump No 11. First horses over. No falls. SV. Pan between jumps 12 and 13. Dog Watch, Russian Hero and two other horses ahead of field. LV. Approaching jump No 13. First horse over. LV. Towards, approaching jump No 14. Russian Hero and another horse leading together. GV. Horses approaching jump No 15. Loose horses run across jump. SV. Horses jump over No 15. Russian Hero falls. Pan with leading horse as it takes water jump, closely followed by other horses. SV. People looking through binoculars. SV. Pan, horses rounding bend to start second circuit. Gay Heather leading. LV. Towards, horses taking jump No 17. Two front horses leap simultaneously, followed by other three. LV. Towards,horses taking jump No 21. First over is Nickel Coin, followed by others. LV. Field approaching Beechers. Slow motion starts. Nickel Coin over first. Derrinstown and Gay Heather fall. GV. Crowd. SV. Derrinstown and Gay Heather's jockeys remount. Both gallop off. SV. Crowd on train. SV. Pan, Nickel Coin and Royal Tan approaching jump No 23. Nickel Coin over followed by Royal Tan. Pan as they approach Canal Turn. LV. Horses approaching Canal Turn. Nickel Coin leading. SV. Nickel Coin over, closely followed by Royal Tan as they gallop on to Valentines. GV. Crowd on canal bank. LV. Towards, both horses over almost simultaneously. LV. Towards, Derrinstown approaching Valentines. Takes jump. SV. Two leaders neck and neck. Pan between jumps No 28 and No 29. SV. Pan, Derrinstown running between 28 and 29. LV. Towards leaders taking last jump together. Royal Tan stumbles and Nickel Coin forges ahead. Pan to back view. GV. Elevated, Nickel Coin and Royal Tan running into home straight. Nickel Coin well ahead. Nearer shot, towards and pan, Nickel Coin passing post, slows down to a trot and makes towards edge of course. Royal Tan catches him up and jockeys talk to each other. SV. Jockey J. A. Bullock being congratulated. LV. Pan, fallen jockeys running towards unsaddling enclosure. LV. Jockeys running towards Nickel Coin and surrounding him. GV. Crowd. SV. Nickel Coin escorted by police forcing his way into unsaddling enclosure. SV. Nickel Coin being led to unsaddling enclosure, jockey dismounts. SV. Owner, Jeffrey Royle, posing with horse.

    (Lav.) (Orig.A.) (Uncut Neg.Reel 1-Tin 2.A) (Uncut Neg.Reel 2-Tin 2.B.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    47289
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1445.32
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:07:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:46:00 / 01:58:59:00
    Canister:
    51/29
    Sort Number:
    51/029
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