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  • Short Summary

    An item showing race meeting in London, where large crowds have gathered to watch the horses.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Dear Old Ally Pally" - where the racing is sometimes described as "round the pan and up the handle" - attracts huge crowds to its final 1921 meeting. London.

    Intertitle - 'In the Paddock' - M/S of a horse, the jockey jumps on and they are led away. Horses run about in the paddock and people move out of the way.

    Intertitle - 'Scene from the Stand' - M/S of a row of bookmakers in the foreground, L/S various shots of the crowds below. L/S as the horses have a false start, then they start the race properly. L/S of the track and crowd as the horses race up. M/S as horses race up the track. L/S of horses in paddock. We see the false start again, and the horses setting off.

    Intertitle - 'Envoy' wins the London Cup' - horses are led up the field, they begin the race, L/S of the crowds. M/S as the horses race past the camera.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:41:00 / 01:31:55:00
    G 821

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