• Short Summary

    Traditional horse race and fashion mix in Ascot.

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    GV crowds and paddock. GV pan, past trees, crowds milling around. SCU man in top hat with woman. SV towards and pan, group of fashionable people. SV group of fashionable people, women walking past, arriving. GV crowds milling around. CU woman with human hair hat, pan to another wearing jockey style hat also made of human hair. SV No 19 "Safe Approval" parading in paddock. CU girl wearing horseshoe earrings, pan to show horse and jockey on section of course hat (also made of human hair). GV paddock with horses parading. SCU pan, Queen and Queen Mother walking to paddock. CU pan, Queen walking to paddock. SV crowd. SV Sir Gordon Richards walking into paddock. SV pan, Sir Gordon's mount No 13 "Friseur". SV Queen and Royal party walking in paddock. GV crowded course and bookies. SCU bookies. SV starter at gate. LV horses lined up. Off, pan as they race in a bunch past stands. CU man looking through binoculars. LV horses racing. SV pan, horses racing, No 19 "Safe Approval" in the lead. SCU women looking through binoculars. LV towards and pan, horses rounding bend and into finishing straight with No 10 in the lead, closely followed by No 13 Sir Gordon, but "Prescription" No 17 comes into the picture, passes Sir Gordon and in a strong finish gets his nose in front to be first past the post. SV crowd. STV the winner "Prescription" being led in, jockey Mr Smith, pats him.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:45:00 / 01:08:02:00

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