• Short Summary

    A horse breaks its leg and falls in the middle of the Hollywood Derby at Inglewood.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "California. Big Race Sensation".

    Inglewood, California, United States of America (USA). Horse falls in Hollywood Derby.

    GV of race track horses have just left starting gate and are heading up field in a mile and a quarter gallop, horses come into closer view and camera pans starts to show the first five leading horses camera still pans and shows number nine flying third.

    SV of crowd.

    LV looking across race track showing horses galloping down the stretch. 'Mr. America' goes down involving collision with another horse camera pans past incident to show rest of horses coming round bend. People in background seem to be running towards the injured horse camera pans to the three leading horses to end of scene. Race is won by 'Four and Twenty'.

    (F.G.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1732.03
    Media URN:
    53743
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:15:00 / 01:03:23:00
    Canister:
    61/57

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment