• Short Summary

    Fashion, racing and Royalty at Royal Ascot, Berkshire.

  • Description

    No title. Royal Ascot, Berkshire. Colour item.

    Various shots glamorous looking women wearing outlandish hats and fashionably dresses. We also see men dressed in lounge suits standing next to men in top hats and tails - this is the first year the men's dress code has been made less formal. Zoom in on shot of Queen Elizabeth II and Queen Mother in paddock.

    Various shots paddock with horses parading. L/S of grandstand. Panning shot as horses going around track in Ascot gold vase race. L/S grandstand packed with people. L/S finish of race - winner is racehorse "Zorba 2".

    More shots of glamorous women watching races. M/S model Tandy Cronin wearing dress made of real flowers, a man helps her remove her dress to reveal floral bikini. She puts on a flowery hat and strolls around enclosure with flower umbrella.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2063.24
    Media URN:
    56757
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:21:00 / 01:56:04:00
    Canister:
    68/50

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