• Short Summary

    The Queen's horse "Choir Boy" wins at Royal Ascot, Berkshire.

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    The Queen's horse "Choir Boy wins the Royal Hunt Cup at Royal Ascot in Berkshire.

    GV. Crowded enclosure. STV. Crowded enclosure. LV. Men in top hats and women walking through pouring rain towards course. SV. Women raising umbrella. SV. Top-hatted types with umbrella outside car. SV. Pan man and woman tripping lightly through rain and onto course. SV. People with umbrellas outside taxi. SV. A party with umbrellas. SV. Women crossing road with umbrellas. SV. Woman crossing road with umbrella. SV. Florist shaking flowers. GV. Crowd and bookies. T.V. Crowd with umbrellas. GV. Crowd. LV. Queen, Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) and party walking towards paddock. Queen Mother talking to Queen SV. Pan Princess Margaret walking into paddock. GV. Crowd around paddock.

    SV. Queen Mother and Queen shaking hands with Doug Smith and Princess Margaret. SCU. Two women looking at race card. SV. Royal party leaving paddock. GV. Crowded course. SCU. Tic-tac man. SV. Bookies. SCU. Back view tic-tac man. LV. Horses at start by Golden Gates. SV. Horses walk into Line. Gordon Richards in foreground. LV. Off at pan to B.V. GV. Horses in two bunches racing down straight leader in bunch farthest from camera. CU. Type with glasses. LV. Choirboy passes Brunetto and pulls steadily ahead to pass post LV. Top view two men. Queen and Duke of Edinburgh walking through crowd to unsaddling enclosure. SV. Top view winner being led in - Doug Smith dismounts. SV. Back view, Queen and Princess Margaret walking towards horse. SV. Queen and Princess Margaret looking at horse.

    Gold Cup Day - Various shots of the Royal drive passing the crowds that line the race track. Some good shots of women's latest fashions (especially the hats!). Numerous shots of the race underway. It's a photo finish between Aram and Souepi - victory is give to Souepi.

    (Orig 'I' Uncut Neg J.K. & Title Scene "G")

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:51:00 / 01:23:27:00

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