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    "Morvich" wins 1922 Kentucky Derby

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    USA: Kentucky:
    GV racegoers beside the track, sitting down, walking to and fro. Grandstand in B/G.
    GV elev. crush of racegoers, the majority wearing boaters.
    GV horses start down racing down track.

    TITLE: They're off - with Morvich out in front.

    GV horses racing down track, crowds of spectators watching behind barriers.
    LS horses racing past. Low white buildings in B/G.

    TITLE: On the backstretch the ..eaten Morvich still leads with my Play, brother of the Great Man O'War in second place.

    LS horses racing past. (Binocular shape round picture).

    TITLE: At the three-quarters-Morvich increasing his lead - Bet Me(?) and John Finn now fighting for second place.

    GV slow motion shot horses racing past, low whits building in B/G.
    GV slow motion horses racing forwards towards camera.
    GV slow motion shot horses coming in to finish.

    TITLE: The Speedograph's remarkable record of the finish - proves conclusively that Morvich is not fully extended had could have made better time if necessary to win.
    SV Governor Morrow presenting cup to owner on platform.

    TITLE: Governor Morrow presents the Derby Cup to Benjamin Block owner of the Great Morvich.

    SV jockey rides through crowd on Morvich who is presented with a garland.

    TITLE: Crowning the King of the Turi.
    Background: "Morvich" wins 1922 Kentucky Derby

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    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
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