• Short Summary

    The Royal Family enjoy their traditional day out at Ascot. Lots of top hats and posh frocks.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Royal Ascot. Royal Procession - Beauty and Fashion - new Tote, are all in keeping with the traditions of this famous race meeting."

    Ascot, Berkshire.

    The Royal carriage is driven through the gates of Ascot Race Course. King George V and Queen Mary are in the carriage along with others. Shots of the carriage and escort coming down the course in front of the grandstand.

    Shot of the Royal Standard raised above the stand.

    Shots of members of the Royal Family in the Royal Box. Prince George, Duke of Kent can be seen in the background.

    Horses line up at the start and -- they're off.

    Shots of King George and others watching racing with binoculars.

    More shots of horse racing.

    Queen Mary watches with interest.

    The horses race down to the finish.

    Shots of the new Totaliser boards. Crowds in top hats and posh frocks mill around. Various shots of Ascot fashions.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    813.06
    Media URN:
    10716
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:39:00 / 01:09:02:00
    Canister:
    31/49

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