• Short Summary

    Good story covering the 1953 Derby Horse race.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Coronation Derby"

    Epsom Horse racing course, Surrey.

    GTV. Crowd. GV. Royal cars making way down course. SV. Pan, Queen's car. Queen Elizabeth II waving. GV. Cars making way down course. MTV. Queen's car. SV. Royal standard. LV. Queen and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh being greeted by officials (including Duke of Norfolk). SV. Crowd looking on. SV. Queen walking towards stand.

    GV. Crowded course and grandstand. GV. Crowded down. LV. Pan, crowd and bookies. SV. Tick tack man between two shields. LV. Decorated bookie's stand, CU. Book maker wearing coronation poster on hat. LV. Eel man. CU. Jellied eels being put into basin. CU. Man eating eels. CU. Basin of eels, pan up to woman eating. SV. Top view, picnickers. LV. Grand Derby race side show. Pan down. SV. Derby race in progress. SV. Angle shot roundabout. & CU. CU. Tipster. CU. Prince Monolulu. LV. Strong Man - lifting wheel. CU Woman jigging about. CU Feet, pan up to man balancing bicycle on head. GV Crowd.

    LV. People walking around paddock. SV. Men in Arab dress, walking past paddock. SV. Indian men and women walking past. SV. Woman with large hats walking past paddock.

    SV. Pan, Queen and Lord Rosebery walking towards paddock & LV. CU. Princess Margaret. GV. Horses parading in paddock. SV. Queen shaking hands with jockey Harry Carr. GV. Jockeys, owners, Royal party, horses etc., in paddock. SV. Queen and Queen Mother and party in paddock. GV. Paddock. LV. Queen and party. LV. Horses moving around paddock. SV. Aureole playing up in paddock. SV. People looking on.

    LV. Back view, horses walking onto course. GV. Packed decorated stand. LV. Horses parading down course. Aureole playing up. SV. Aureole playing up. SV. Princess Margaret and Queen Mother looking down from box, with Queen. SV. Pan, Pinza being walked down course. GV. Horses galloping towards. SV. Top view bookies. CU. Bookies shouting, wearing coronation hat. CU. Bookie's board. CU. picture of Queen on flag. SV. Bookie tic-tacking with Union Jack. LV. Horses coming to the line towards tapes. SV. Princess Margaret and Royal Party looking through binoculars.

    LV. Horse race starts, their off immediately, pan to B.V. LV. Towards, horses approaching bushes. LV. Rounding bushes. Pan to B.V. GV. Horses leaving bushes turn and racing towards Tattenham Corner. Pan to B.V. LV. Horses rounding corner. led by Shikampur, followed by Pinza. starts moving up draws level and passes, forges ahead. Aureole moves into picture, and moves up fast with Pink Horse following. GV. Racing towards finish. Pinza leading. Aureole running level and passes Shikampur (ridden by Charlie Smirke),. pan with Pinza as he crosses line. Horses run past camera.

    SV. People looking on, in Royal box, with Queen. GV. Top view Pinza being led in. Shies and crowd fall back. SV. Pinza being led into unsaddling enclosure. Sir Gordon Richards dismounts. SV. Queen and party in Royal box. GTV. Pinza in unsaddling enclosure. SV. Queen and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh talking to Sir Gordon Richards. SV. Queen talking to Sir Gordon Richards, Queen shakes hands with Gordon.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:40:00 / 01:20:41:00

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