World's Greatest Race - The Grand National 1921

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item title reads - Aintree. The World's Greatest Race. The Race for "Grand National" - first run in 1837 - is 4 miles 836 yards over 30 obstacles. Liverpool.

Grand National race from start to finish.

It starts with a shot of people stood in the rain waiting, horses walk past them....

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Cataloguer:
Emma
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
22173
Sort Number:
G 0756
Time in/Out:
01:10:48:00 / 01:12:57:00
Canister:
G 756
Film ID:
230.11
Issue Date:
21/03/1921

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