• Short Summary

    Longchamp Grand Prix goes on despite the riots night before - Admiral Drake wins the race.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "RIOTING AT LONGCHAMP - Mob break up and fire Tote buildings."

    Longchamp Racecourse nr Paris, France.

    Crowds and gendarmes running across the field at Longchamp racecourse, France. Crowds infuriated because the two horses (one of them favourite) were left at the post, run wild in a riot at the eve of the Longchamp Grand Prix. Group of firemen and police officers looking on. Tote building on fire. Firemen playing hoses. Debris after the fire is put out.

    Various shots of the packed stands at the Longchamp Grand Prix Day, just a day after the riots. Horses parading along the track before the race.

    Various shots of the race, horses racing.

    The winner, Donoghue on Admiral Drake, being led after the race.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    795.02
    Media URN:
    10118
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:12:00 / 01:02:37:00
    Canister:
    34/52

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