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    A racing day at Ascot - colour.

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    This material is shot in colour.

    Ascot, Berkshire.

    Various shots of the jockey on horseback getting ready for the race at Ascot, people mingling around. Famous director Alfred Hitchcock pointing something out. Various shots of the people walking around the racecourse, horse and jockeys parading, mass crowds, etc. Men in morning suits and women in fashionable clothes and elaborate hats walking around. More shots of the crowds at stands. Line of horse drawn carriages arriving with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh in first, Queen Mother and Princess Margaret in second and Princess Marina and another woman in the third. They wave to crowd. More shots of the people mingling around before the race. Various shots of the race and people watching. Various shots of the elaborate hats, horses being paraded, Queen's coach arriving etc. Long shot of a horse without jockey running on his own along track. Various shots of the bookies shouting next to their boards. More shots of the crowd. Long shot of empty track. Starter arrives to give sign for start of the race.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:33:00 / 01:55:41:00
    UN 3598 C

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