• Short Summary

    Yet another French victory - making a hat trick this season after the Derby and the Oaks.

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    LV. Crowds and racecourse. GV. Massed crowds and racecourse. TV. Crowds arriving and walking towards paddock. SV. Queen Elizabeth II walking through crowds towards paddock. GV. Paddock, with horses circulating. SV. Queen in centre of paddock watches horses. SV. Pan, Queen's horse, High Veldt being led round. LV. Horses parading. SV. Jockey up on Court Command (Lester Piggot). SV. Horses with jockeys up leaving paddock. GV. Massed crowds and bookies. CU. Woman looking at race card. SV. Bookies. CU. Tic-Tac man waving arms. GV. Horses parading up course. SV. Queen watching from Royal box, odly, she seems to be alone. SV. Horses parading up course. CU. Tic-Tac man. GV. & TV. Crowds and bookies. SV. Men round bookie. CU. Man looking through binoculars. LV. Horses moving up to tape. Tape up, pan to back view as they race away. CU. Man looking through binoculars. SV. Pan, horses No 6 and No 11 leading, followed by No 2 and No 9. Gap beginning to close as No's 2 and 9 start to move up on leading pair. SCU. Man looking through binoculars. LV. Pan, turn into straight in a bunch. Horses reach four furlong post. Horse No 9, Baron de Rothschild's Pont Lewis, takes up running closely followed by No 2, Court Command. Just behind them is No 5. No 14 comes into picture on the outside of leading horses. At two furlong post these four are roughly level. SV. Pan - horses No's 14, 5, 2, 9 and one other in bunch. No 14 (on outside) starts to make his move. As he starts to come away, No 2 (on the inside) comes with him. No 14 is mastering No 2. He passes the post, three quarters of a length in front. CU. 1st post. SV. Pan, winner, Cambremer, French entry, being led in. Jockey Fred Palmer dismounts. SV. Jockey walks away with saddle and a blanket slung over horse. LV. Palmer walking into weighing room. LV. & SCU. Winning horse, Cambremer.


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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:07:00 / 01:46:05:00

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