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  • Short Summary

    A look at the new grandstand being built at the race course at Epsom.

  • Description

    Full title and intertitles missing, according to the issue sheets they read: "Taking shape. An army of men are working day and night to complete magnificent new Grandstand to be all ready for Spring Meeting. Directly after Derby, demolition of the 100 year old stand began. Good progress was made by September and now end of 1926 sees it rapidly taking shape".

    Epsom, Surrey.

    Panning L/S of old grand stand full of spectators, many shelter under umbrellas. Various L/Ss of new stand under construction - lots of men, heavy machinery and cranes are seen at work. L/S of race course from top of half-constructed stand. Various views of course from stands and various shots of new stand being built. Various shots of roofers tarring roofs, laying down wire, etc. More general shots of stand. M/S of men working on girders that make up frame of new stand.

    Panning shot of crowds, marquees, bookmakers etc. at race course. Panning shots of old grandstand full of spectators.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    660.01
    Media URN:
    26473
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:06:42:00
    Canister:
    G 1352

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