• Short Summary

    'Knock Hard' wins the Gold Cup - Queen and Queen Mother watch the horse racing.

  • Description

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Cheltenham Gold Cup horse race.

    SV. Towards and pan Queen Elizabeth II arriving (1st 7 ft super) GV. Horses parading round ring. SV. Queen with the Queen Mother watching horses parade in paddock. SV. Pan No. 13. 'Lanvoc Poulmic' - Emery Up. SV. Pan No. 5. 'Knock Hard', Tim Molony up. STV. Queen and Queen Mother leaving paddock. SV. No. 14. 'Halloween' - F. Winter up leaving paddock. LV. People watching start. LV. Start of race. Tapes up pan to Back view. LV. Approaching and jumping No. 1. jump No falls. CU. people watching. LV. Towards and pan Horses jumping No. 2. jump. No falls. LS. Horses jumping No. 5. water jump No. falls. LV. Pan (out in country) Over No. 8. jump No falls. LV. Towards over No. 20 jump at 107.... 'Knock Hard' leading No. 13's jockey looses grip (as his horse jumps, he struggles around horses neck and finally lets go and fall. CU. person watching: thru binoculars. GV. Racing into finish ... 'Knock Hard' well ahead he passes post. SV. 'Knock Hard' being led into winners enclosure.

    (Lav.) (Orig Lav "I") Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    62.11
    Media URN:
    28181
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:04:00 / 01:20:39:00
    Canister:
    53/16

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