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  • Short Summary

    Shots of the fair at the Derby, crowds on the downs & grandstand, Larkspur in winners circle.

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    Epsom, Surrey.

    MS rear view royal party (Queen Mother Elizabeth, Princess Margaret & Lord Snowdon) looking over rail of royal box at Epsom. High angle LS of loose horses who have thrown jockeys are gathered together near winning post. MS Injured jockeys being attended to on course. MS jockeys and horse making their way across downs to starting gate. LS Royal party are greeted on arrival. LS crowded downs at Epsom. VS horses being paraded before their off. Good stock shot of fair in motion. VS crowd including CU of bookmakers and tic-tac men. MS first aid men attend injured jockeys on course. A moving shot of the fair taken from fast moving roundabout. VS of horses walking around hear starting gate before the off. High angle shot of the horses in the straight during race. Rear view of the off, the horses thunder away into the distance. Side view horses line up at the starting gate. MS the starter Alex Marsh pressing the handle and the gate flies up. High shot looking down in winner Larkspur in winners circle. MLS Larkspur being led in. LS Royal party in paddock. CU woman holding baby monkey and a parrot.

    E/C neg.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:07:00 / 01:11:12:00
    UN 3618 C

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