The World's Greatest Race Aka The Worlds… 1933

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    Full title reads: "... exclusively presents the only authentic and official pictures of ... The World's Greatest Race."
    Title reads: "The Grand National 1933."
    Title reads: "Described by Capt. G H Gilbey, the famous Racing Journalist of the Daily & Sunday Express."

    Aintree Racecourse, Merseyside.

    Captain G H Gilbey stands on top of the Aintree grandstand and describes the race (starts mute).

    Shots of the large crowds at the course. The jockeys mount their horses and are lead out onto the course. The horses are named in voiceover.

    The horses line up at the start of the race. There is a false start and the horses are called back. They get away cleanly at the second time. Various shots of the famous race. Including some slow motion shots of horses leaping over fences. (Sound track runs out halfway through then comes back). They come in to the finish.

    The winning horse is lead into the Winner's Enclosure. The jockey, Dudley Williams dismounts. The trainer Ivor Anthony is there as well.

    CU of the winning horse - Kellsboro' Jack.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/03/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    6081
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    701.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:10:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:46:00 / 01:47:15:00
    Canister:
    33/25
    Sort Number:
    33/025
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