• Short Summary

    Scenes from the 1935 Derby at Epsom Downs. Won by Bahram.

  • Description

    Epsom Downs, Surrey.

    Title card reads: "Pathe Gazette presents the Derby 1935" these are special titles with silhouettes of horses appearing under the words.

    WS. The Royal cars arriving. WS. Queen Mary and King George V arriving at the race track. and being greeted by officials. Pan King George into the building. WS. Other members of the Royal party arrive.

    WS. the start of the race as the wire goes up pan the horses as they go. WS. Pan horses. WS. As the horses cross the finish line. WS. man walking up the course and raising his top hat in acknowledgement to the crowd. WS. Pan the winner? WS. The course towards the Grandstands. WS. Line of vehicles passing tents. WS. Huge crowds and tents. LS. The parade ring before the start of the race. WS. High Angle book makers at the track side surrounded by huge crowds of people.

    WS. Horses and riders being lead down the course before the start of the race. LS. The riders board. WS. Horses and riders being lead down the course the signs for various track side bookmakers are visible in the background. WS. High Angle horses racing up the track towards the start line. WS. The Royal party King George V watching through binoculars. WS. The horses completing another lap of the course and passing the start line. WS. Pan Horses and riders. WS. High Angle pan with horses and riders. WS Horses racing towards the finish MS. No. 13. WS. Pan No. 13 the winner into the winners enclosure. WS. Through a crowd of the Bahram in the winners enclosure.

    There is no commentary to accompany this story. There is some live sound, mainly crowd noise.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:32:00 / 01:11:02:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    The race was run on 5 June 1935.

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