• Short Summary

    The famous horse race from Epsom is won by 'Pearl Diver'.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Derby 1947".

    Epsom Race Course, Surrey.

    LS General views of the course, crowds and stands.

    MS King George VI and Lord Roseberry, followed by Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and the Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Duchess of Gloucester walking to the paddock.

    LS of horses in parade ring. LS the Horses parade in front of the stand before the start of the race including Tudor Minstrel with rider Gordon Richards. MS the Royal family watching the parade from the rails.

    LS the start of the horse race. LS Elevated pan round of horses going round the course as far as Tattenham corner. LS Rounding Tattenham corner. LS Front view of the horses coming up the straight. LS Pearl Diver passing the winning post, followed by Migoli and Sayajirao. MS CU Pearl Diver, jockey George Bridgland up, being led and the jockey dismounting. CU half length full face of Gordon Richards after the race.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1177.23
    Media URN:
    40628
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:36:00 / 01:40:17:00
    Canister:
    47/46

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