• Short Summary

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth are present at the opening of Royal Ascot Week.

  • Description

    Titles read: "ROYAL ASCOT".

    Ascot, Berkshire.

    Various shots of the huge crowds at the opening of Ascot week. Some women in summer dresses sit on top of a bus to get a good view. Elegant women parade about in the latest fashions. King George VI (Prince Albert, Duke of York) and Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother, Duchess of York) arrive in their coach, accompanied by the Duke of Kent (Prince George) and the Earl of Harewood. The coach drives along part of the course. The Ascot Stakes race starts; several shots of the horses tearing around the course. Frawn wins.

    On Royal Hunt Cup Day, we see several shots of another horse race; Couvert wins.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    967.32
    Media URN:
    17361
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:39:00 / 01:36:10:00
    Canister:
    38/48

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