The Royal Family, posh hats and horse racing - Royal Ascot as it is meant to be.
Full title reads: "Royal Ascot - Technicolor". Black and White techniscope Version. See next item on tape for colour version.
Ascot Race Course, Berkshire.
Various shots of people arriving at the race course - shots of women wearing fashionable hats and men in top hats and tails.
Shots of the arrival of the Royal Procession and the Queen's Coach carrying Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and others.
Various shots of the New Stand and of large crowds. More shots of people in hats.
Shots of the horse race for the Queen Mary Stakes. Horses including: St. Tropez (ridden by Jimmy Lindley), Barra, Vierge Royale, All A Fire, Pindarna, Brassia (ridden by Jack Purtell), Bugle Call (ridden by Val Faggotter), Wind Song (ridden by Greville Starkey). Brassia wins and is led to the Winners Enclosure.
Good shots of 'posh' people eating picnic and drinking champagne as they sit at table by car. More shots of crowds and of women in hats.
Various shots of the Royal Hunt Cup. The Queen and the Duke of Norfolk watch the parade ring as does the Queen Mother. Horses include: Ros Rock, Connamara Kid, Emerald Cross, Yellow Sovereign, Dependent, Mac's Cabin, Gelert (ridden by Micky Greening), Weepers Boy (ridden by Paul Cook), Water Skier (ridden by Frankie Durr), St. Gulliver (ridden by Lester Piggot), Red Slipper (ridden by Bill Williamson), Zaleucus (ridden by Doug Smith). Shots of race and of winner Zaleucus being led in.