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  • Short Summary

    Material of the famous race course, lots of fashionable ladies and gentlemen enjoy the day.

  • Description

    Title missing - issue sheet reads: "Ascot. Royal Ascot. Opened with delightful weather, beautiful women and still more beautiful frocks, the World's finest racehorses, the Royal Procession and made a glowing picture of colour and beauty - unsurpassed in the World!"

    Ascot, Berkshire.

    Various shots of well dressed crowds at Ascot Racecourse. Lots of women in stylish dresses and men in top hats.

    Quick back view of horse race starting.

    More shots of upper class folk at the races.

    CU of Royal Standard (flag) flying.

    LS of Royal enclosure / balcony. Queen Mary can be identified - presumably other Royals are with her.

    More top hats and posh frocks.

    Quick shot of racing. Pan across grandstands.

    Shot of ladies using sun shades. Shots of crowds gathered around book makers . bookies. More shots of horse race.

    Royal Party arrive at the races in their coaches.

    LS of Royal enclosure, King George V is seen.

    Sound Track Missing. This material looks like cuts rather than a proper newsreel item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    713.26
    Media URN:
    6292
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/06/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:47:00 / 01:43:53:00
    Canister:
    30/6

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