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  • Short Summary

    Material related to newsreel story "The Derby" - 63/44.

  • Description

    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes. out-takes, rushes) for story "The Derby" - 63/44.

    This item is filmed in Technicolor.

    Epsom, Surrey.

    Various shots of the scenes at Epsom - bookmakers busy taking bets, horses being paraded in the paddock, people milling around. Several shots of the Queen Elizabeth and the Queen mother in the paddock and in the royal box watching the race. Various shots of the race. Several shots of the Queen walking around, crowd watching race, bookies, tote board, horses being paraded etc. Harold Macmillan and wife arriving, followed by several fashionable women and men in top hats. Queen and Queen Mother greeted on the arrival. Prince Philip talking to a man. Man runs through the crowd up to a bookmakers stall and takes off his shirt to put on a horse, the bookie refuses. More shots of the cameramen, crowd, parrot rolling, monkeys eating etc. Man eating jellied eels from stall, a woman serving up bowls of eels and a man selling novelty jockey caps. More shots of the bookies, stands, cameramen getting ready, people choosing the bets etc.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1762.20
    Media URN:
    54520
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:52:00 / 01:59:50:00
    Canister:
    63/44 D (Selected Originals)

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