• Short Summary

    Footage of the 1939 Derby at Epsom race course, Surrey.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "THE DERBY 1939"

    Several shots of the huge crowds gathering at the Epsom race course grounds in Surrey on a very hot day. L/S's of the punters queuing up outside the Tote. L/S's and M/S's of the new winners trophy a three hundred guinea gold cup. Several shots of the horses and jockey's parading down the course before the start.

    L/S of the race beginning. Various shots of the epic race in progress. High angle shot of the runner and riders rounding Tattenham Corner. The race is won by 'Blue Peter'

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1011.41
    Media URN:
    14381
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:09:00 / 01:42:27:00
    Canister:
    39/42

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