• Short Summary

    Famous jockey Gordon Richards gets a warm welcome on his return to his home town.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "A Shropshire Lad. Oakengates - his native town - gives Gordon Richards 'the proudest moment of his life'."

    Oakengates, Shropshire.

    Crowd filled street in Oakengates. Banner hung over the road reads: "Well Done Gordon". Jockey, Gordon Richards steps up onto a podium.

    A man speaking on behalf of jockeys says a few words and makes presentation to Gordon Richards. Gordon Richards makes a speech of thanks mentioning his love of Shropshire.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    741.04
    Media URN:
    6805
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:51:00 / 01:04:52:00
    Canister:
    33/99

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