• Short Summary

    Variety Club raises large sum for its children's charities by organising dog race at White City.

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    White City, London.

    GV. The Bunny Girls parading the dogs before start of dog race organised by Variety Club at White City. SV. One of the girls walks towards camera with dog. SCU. As the girls walk away from camera. SCU. Pan, trophies. SV. Richard Todd with the owner of the winner of the first race, Mrs P. Andrews. GV. Zoom in to show Mrs Andrews receiving the trophy, & SV. Mrs Andrews walks over to pat Trentham Treasure, the winning dog. GV.

    Crowds around bookmakers. SC. Barbara Windsor and Ronald Fraser in the crowd. SV. Crowd pushes forward to the bookmaker. SCU. Bernard Cribbins looking at the bookmaker's board, pulling a face and making gesture. CU. Bookmaker, pan to board. MCU. Money changing hands. SCU. Wilfrid Bramble and Harry H. Corbett. GV. Barbara Windsor presenting trophy to Mr D. J. Emile, the owner of Slightly Doubtful, the winner of the second race. SCU. Harry Corbett, Janette Scott and Richard Todd. CU. Janette Scott. GV. As the traps open for the fifth race - The Chief Barker's Stakes. The dogs leave the traps and start to race round the track. SCU. Barbara Windsor and Janet Munro. GV. The dogs come round the final bend and into the straight with Pleasure Lead in front as they cross the line. CU. Richard Todd. SV. Pan, stars with dogs.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:22:00 / 01:18:42:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    "Bernard Cribbens" should read Bernard Cribbins.

    "Wilfred Bramble" should read Wilfrid Brambell.

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  2. Unknown user says

    We don't know whether these were mistakes in the original canister notes or typos that happened later, but we've corrected those errors. Many thanks for bringing them to our attention.

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