• Short Summary

    A look around the stables at horse likely to run in the forthcoming Grand National.

  • Description

    Bishop Monkton, North Yorkshire. Shots of various Grand National horses.

    SV.Pan, "Little Yid" being led out of his stable box at Bishop Monkton (first 7' for super title). SV.Pan, "Cushendun" being led out of stable box. CU. Head of "Teal" (scratched from Grand National) looking out of stable box (Crump Stables, Middleham). SV. Horses riding through village on way to downs. GV. Horses on downs. SV.Pan, "Wot No Sun" cantering across downs. SV. Pan 'Larry Finn' cantering across downs.

    Aintree, Merseyside.

    LV. Mrs. Topham watching men at work on jump Bechers Brook. CU. Mrs. Topham. CU. Man working on jump. SV. Mrs. Topham prodding jump with walking stick.

    Ballydoyle, County Tipperary, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    LV M O'Brien's stables. SV. Cheltenham winner "Knock Hard" with A. S. O'Brien, brother of M O'Brien in saddle. SCU. Head of "Knock Hard". LV. Horses leaving O'Brien's stables. CU. Mr M O'Brien. LAS.SV. Horses riding down country lane from stables. SV. Horses cantering past camera. CU. Mr Dermot O'Brien watching. SV. 'Early Mist'. SV. Head of "Early Mist". SV. 'Royal Tank' (scratched). SV. 'Lucky Dome'. SV. "Lucky Dome". "Lucky Dome" nods his head when asked if he would win the Grand National. SV. Lucky Dome nodding his head.

    TRAILER: LV.SV. Horses milling around at the start of the Grand National. Two angle shots of cameramen. Slow motion shot of horses jumping with super title "Coming Soon to this Theatre - The Grand National". "Don't Miss It".

    (Lav.) (Orig."A") Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    62.36
    Media URN:
    28206
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/03/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:51:00 / 01:53:35:00
    Canister:
    53/18

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