• Short Summary

    "Potemtate" wins the Grand Steeplechase at Auteuil race course in Paris.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Grand Steeplechase de Paris.

    Paris, France.

    L/S of the Eiffel Tower in the background as people gather at Auteuil race course. M/S as the horses are led along towards the starting line. M/S of French President Albert Lebrun watching from a balcony with other dignitaries. M/S of other spectators watching with interest. The race begins and the camera follows the horses up the course. L/S back view of people watching.

    L/S of horses jumping a fence, M/S side view in slow motion as they jump over a fence and ditch of water. People stand on chairs to watch. Slow motion M/S as they take another fence, a man in a top hat watches through binoculars. They continue the race, "Potemtate" wins, the camera follows him past the post. M/S of the crowds. The horse and jockey Noel Palet walk into the enclosure. M/S of the two of them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    887.06
    Media URN:
    13043
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:00:00 / 01:14:23:00
    Canister:
    36/53

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