• Short Summary

    Cameras record the full coverage of the 1954 Derby.

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    GV grandstand and massed crowds. Various shots of crowds. SV people walking towards. LV people around eel stall. CU dish of eels. SV crowd watching tipster. CU tipster. CU Prince Monolulu, tipster. SV Gipsy woman. SV organ grinder with monkey. AS bike being balanced in teeth. SV roundabout. LV crowds arriving at course. GV crowd around grandstand. SV line of bookies. CU bookie. SV man and woman looking at newspaper. CU bookie with notes. SV bookies. AS tic-tac man. SV men looking through binoculars. GV horses parading round paddock. SV Queen Elizabeth II with Lord Rosebery walking towards paddock. SV Queen Mother and Princess Margaret and other members of Royal party walking towards paddock. SV pan, horse No 8 Blue Sail - jockey Johnny Longden. SV Queen and Princess Margaret watching horses. SV pan, Queen's horse Landau parading. SV Princess Alexandra watching. LV jockey' entering paddock, & GV. SV Queen leaving paddock. SV jockeys mounting. SV crowd. SV horses leaving paddock, numbers 5 & 6 leading. LV horses parading past stands. SV Queen watching. SV pan, Landau parading up course. LV. Parade. SV pan, Roston Manor No 7 and No 8 Blue Sail parading. GV horses cantering to starting post. LV packed stands. LV horses milling around at start. SV men looking through binoculars. LV start, pan to back view as they race away. LV towards field, racing into camera. LV towards and pan, racing past the bushes, first five more or less in line. GV horses racing round the top of course and approaching Tattenham corner. LV towards and pan, horses rounding Tattenham corner. Never Say Die, No 5, begins his run. He takes over the lead gaining with every stride from Darius who has moved into second position. Close up, pan with Never Say Die as he races. LV Never Say Die clearly in the lead with Darius laying second. Arabian Night begins run on the outside. He gets his noses in front of Darius just as Never Say Die passes the post... SV Royal party. STV winner being led into unsaddling enclosure. SV Never Say Die's jockey, Lester Piggott dismounts. SV owner, Mr Sterling Clark, being congratulated. GTV Never Say Die in enclosure. CU Never Say Die.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:07:00 / 01:07:14:00

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