Material relating to newsreel story "The Grand National" - 60/26.
Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "The Grand National" - 60/26.
Various shots of bookmakers taking bets, C/U as the money goes in a big bag. M/S bookmaker explaining odds, a man looks in a book. C/U man doing tic-tac. C/U girls picking their horses in the programme with a pin. Various shots of bookmakers and crowds looking at the odds. L/S crowds, various shots of the horses being led around. Various shots of crowds watching. M/S starting line. M/S horses approaching. Various shots of the course. The horses are led down the paddock.
Various shots as they prepare to start. M/S beginning of race. M/S winner 'Merryman II' being led through the crowd to the enclosure. Various shots as they pat the horse and Pat Smythe puts medal on. M/S horses walking around before the start of the race. L/S of them at starting line, they race away. M/S following the horses. L/S crowds in stands. Some good shots of crowds watching the race.