• Short Summary

    Coverage of the 1952 Derby - the famous horse race from Epsom - Special for the West End.

  • Description

    The 1952 Derby from Epsom, Surrey. - 1st Tulyar, 2nd Gay Time, 3rd Faubourg.

    GV of crowds and course. Grandstand in the the background. LV Grandstand and crowds in foreground. GV. People assembled on the Downs near the course. Top View. Crowds and cars assembling. GV. of crowds and course at Tattenham Corner. STV. Crowds and Buses.

    SV. Jellied Eels stall. CU. Hand sorting over cockles. SV. Whelks and cockles stall.

    Big GV. of crowds and course. CU pan Two bookies (book makers). LV Horses parading down the course. CU Bookies board. Top View. Crowds around bookies. CU Book Maker shouting. CU another bookie shouting. SCU Tic tac man. GV. crowded stand.

    GV Horses cantering down course to start. GTV Massed crowds. CU Man looking through binoculars. Side View of the start. Head on shot. Various shots of the race including round Tattenham Corner.

    SV Pressmen. STV Prince Aly Khan leading in the winner Tulyar.

    Horses involved include - Fiery Torch, Faubourg, Caerlaverock, Hasty Prince, Thunderhead, Bob Major, HVC, Tulyar, Monarch More, Gay Time, Silnet.

    Riders include Charlie Smirke, Lester Piggot and ? Gordon.

    Selected originals exist for this item - see other records.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:29:00 / 01:31:46:00
    52/44 (West End Special)

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