• Short Summary

    Some of Britain's top jockeys compete at donkey Derby at Finmere.

  • Description

    Finmere, Oxfordshire.

    GV. Horse jumping in progress at Finmere. LV. Spectators looking on. LV. Horse taking last two jumps. Paralysed members giving an archery demonstration. CU Two men in crowd. BV. Two of the archers fire their arrows. SV. The arrows burst balloons tied to the target. CU. One of the archers laughing. SV. Girl archer being presented with bottle of champagne. CU. Donkey. SV. Jockeys mounting the donkeys. CU. Baby donkey backing away. LV. The start of the Donkey Derby. LV. Two donkeys racing side by side; one Jockey pushes the other from his mount. LV. Another donkey bucking unseats his rider. LV. Crowd a rider comes into picture pan with his as he goes away from camera. Another rider comes into picture falls off the donkey and almost pulls him down onto the floor. CU. Man laughing. SCU. Jockey Lester Piggott unable to make his mount move, gets off and tries to pull him round the course but the donkey won't budge, Piggott gives up. LV. Pan, the winner ridden by Harry Carr coming in. LV. Jockey Dick Francis coming in ringing his bell. CU. Harry Carr signing autographs.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:38:00 / 01:16:51:00

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