• Short Summary

    Item showing the carthorse race at Handcross in Sussex.

  • Description

    Carthorse Derby.

    Handcross, Sussex.

    C/U tic-tac man waving his arms about. C/U bookmaker marking his board, M/S as man places bet with him. M/S bookmaker's clerk studying prices. M/S Sir Gordon Richards and another man talking. M/S bookmakers. M/S as three carthorses are led around in a circle. L/S spectators standing along course to watch race. M/S jockey mounting carthorse. The camera pans across the horses waiting to start. L/S spectators. L/S man leading carthorse into line with other horses for start of race. M/S as two men hurriedly put bets on with bookmaker. Various shots as the carthorses race down the field. M/S bookmaker paying out five pound notes to a man after the race.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1607.26
    Media URN:
    51564
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:15:00 / 01:52:21:00
    Canister:
    NP 510

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