• Short Summary

    The horse 'Sea Bird' ridden by Pat Glennon wins the Derby. Epsom, Surrey.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The Derby.

    Horse race at Epsom, Surrey. Technicolor.

    L/S crowds in stands and in front, pan to racecourse. M/S people milling about beforehand. L/S view of course. Various shots as couple eat strawberries and cream at table. M/S people in fairground ride. M/S's woman dancing on stage. M/S man using mallet to hit weights and ring bell. M/S carousel. M/S's London City Mission people gathered around. C/U sign 'Ladies Cloak Room'. M/S crowds. C/U Pearly King. M/S two women twisting on stage. C/U sign 'The Woman With Three'. C/U girl's bottom as she twists. C/U sign 'Why Men Leave Home'. Various shots men gambling at table. M/S bookmakers. M/S and C/U three men in fezzes studying race card. Various shots of the horses walking round the paddock. C/U horse 'As Before'.

    M/S Queen Elizabeth II walking across paddock. M/S 'Niksar', M/S 'Sea Bird' the favourite. M/S Queen watching. M/S jockeys walking out. M/S Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother stood with the Queen. M/S Princess Alexandra and husband Angus Ogilvy. M/S Pat Glennon getting on 'Sea Bird'. L/S horses walking towards start, zoom in to 'Meadowcourt' ridden by Lester Piggott. Various shots as people watch through binoculars. M/S 'I Say' ridden by Poincelet. Various shots of the horses. L/S racecourse. M/S Queen and Queen Mother.

    Various shots of horses riding up to start. Various shots as people watch through binoculars. Various shots as they walk up to the start. Various shots as race begins. C/U huge directional microphones. Various shots of the race 'Sea Bird' gallops forward to take the lead and win the Derby. M/S Queen watching through binoculars. M/S as 'Sea Bird' is led along. Aerial view as he is led into the enclosure. M/S as Glennon dismounts. M/S people watching. Aerial shots of horse walking round and M/S. M/S and C/U Derby trophy.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:22:00 / 01:32:32:00

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