• Short Summary

    Famous jockeys raise money for injured teenager by taking part in gymkhana.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Jockeys Aid Invalid".

    Charity gymkhana at Hill Leys, Buckinghamshire (?).

    G/V gymkhana in progress. C/U Pat Moss (Sterling Moss' sister) with her horse "Hanky Panky". C/U jockey Brian Marshall with "Sporty Boy". Various shots woman throwing ball on skittle side show. Various shots people playing cards at another stall.

    C/U jockey Dick Frances talking to a friend. C/U Fred Winter. C/U jockey Dave Dick putting on cap. C/U jockey Brian Marshall putting on his cap. C/U jockey Mike Scudamore signing autographs. C/U poster advertising "Sally Haynes Show".

    G/V Stoke Mandeville Hospital. Various shots teenager Sally Haynes lying in bed in hospital grounds with several children in wheelchairs beside her. Nurse gives Sally a drink. Sally was badly injured in a gymkhana, they are raising money for her.

    Various shots famous jockeys taking part in jumping competition. Jockey Fred Winter on "Solang" wins and receives a prize of a bottle of champagne. Top shot crowd watching.

    Various shots of jockeys taking part in light-hearted donkey derby - once again Fred wins and gets another, bigger bottle of champagne. C/U Sally Haynes talking to her nurse. C/U Sally.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1591.25
    Media URN:
    51170
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:13:00 / 01:29:47:00
    Canister:
    59/68

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "gymkhana at Hill Leys, Buckinghamshire (?)." - no, the location is Hill Leys Farm, Finmere, Oxfordshire.

    "Sterling Moss" should read Stirling Moss.

    "Dick Frances" should read Dick Francis.

    The event took place on 18 August 1959.

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