• Short Summary

    Sculptor Skeaping makes a Statue of the famous horse race 'Hyperion'.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Chagford. Memorial To A Champion".

    Chagford, Devon.

    GV Professor John Skeaping's house and studio. SV Interior of studio with sculptor Skeaping working on the clay statue of race horse Hyperion. CU Skeaping at work. CU Skeaping's hands moulding the clay on the statue. LV Skeaping with large pair of dividers taking measurement from drawing on wall and coming towards camera to compare the measurements with the statues head. CU His skull of a horse. CU Drawing on wall showing detailed diagram which Skeaping has worked to. SV Skeaping looking at photographs and sketches of horses. CU The sketches.

    GV Pan Hyperion way out in front of the rest of the field as he comes in to win the Derby 1933 he passes the past. SV Hyperion being led in by his owner the late Lord Derby SV Back at the studio Skeaping moving the statue round on the turntable. CU The statue's head. CU Pan down the forelegs of the statue. CU Skeaping working on the statue.

    (Pathe Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:55:00 / 01:53:17:00

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