• Short Summary

    Horse owned by Aga Khan's son wins race for Grand Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Paris.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Aly Khan Wins Richest Race".

    Longchamps, Paris, France.

    Panning shot crowds milling around at the Longchamps race track. C/U racing tipster Prince Monolulu shaking hands with race goers, he wears feathered head-dress and robes. C/U glamorous race horse owner Madame Suzy Volterra standing in front of the number board. M/S American author Ernest Hemingway talking with a friend. G/V packed grandstands. C/U man looking through binoculars.

    Shots of race for the Grand Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe: panning L/S horses coming towards camera, with St. Crispin and Midnight Sun in the lead, followed by jockey Lester Piggot in the stripes riding Primera and Le Loup Garou challenging on the outside. They pass the winning post in a bunch. C/U sign reading: "Photo". Panning shot horse trotting past. C/U woman in crowd smiling. C/U sign being put on the notice board: "Dead Heat". C/U two winning horses, St. Crispin and Midnight Sun. G/V photographers standing around. C/U jockey George Moore who rode St. Crispin. C/U St. Crispin owned by Aly Khan (son of Aga Khan).

    Note: eccentric tipster Prince Monolulu is featured in many Pathe newsreel story, dating back to the late 1920s. AH 2001

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1595.25
    Media URN:
    50736
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:19:00 / 01:40:16:00
    Canister:
    59/81

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