• Short Summary

    Ascot races - Hunt Cup won by Val D'Assa, the Gold Cup won by Pan II.

  • Description

    Ascot, Berkshire.

    GV. Crowded course at Ascot. MV. Men wearing top hats and fashionably dressed women on crowded rails. LV. Start of Royal Hunt Cup. Tapes go up. SCU. Two men hoisting woman on shoulders. LV. Towards and pan, Val D'Assa in lead pursued by two other horses. LV. Towards finish of race, Val D'Assa passes post. GV. Crowd. SV. Val D'Assa, No 4, being led in - the winner. Zoom, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) walking with Princess Elizabeth (later the Queen Elizabeth II) through crowd. SV. Crowd. SCU. Woman with large hat and sunglasses followed by woman wearing small feathery hat. CU. Flowered muff, pan up to large straw hat. CU. Woman wearing bunch of flowers on back of head. CU. Man wearing turban. Zoom into woman marking race card. SCU. Winston Churchill walking through crowd, & SV. SV. Gold Cup race runners board. MV. Start of Gold Cup race. CU. Girl with binoculars. MV. Pan, horses racing through country. SV. People watching through binoculars. SV. Pan, horses racing up finishing straight. Pan II takes over lead from Colonist (Mr Churchill's horse). LV, Pan II passes post. SV. Crowd. MV. Pan II, the winner, being led in.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Zoom Lens Neg. C.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:33:00 / 01:32:43:00

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment