• Short Summary

    Sheila's Cottage wins the Grand National 1948.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE GRAND NATIONAL".

    Aintree Race Course, Liverpool, Merseyside.

    General view of the packed course, pan over to parade of horses. Horses cantering back to start. Crowd on stands. Long shot of line-up of the horses. People looking through binoculars. Tapes going up, start of the race. Various shots of the race, they are seen going over several jumps, one of those Beechers Brook. People looking through binoculars. Panning shot, horses go over Jump 7 and Jump 8 - canal turn. Horses approaching and going over jump 12. Panning shot of race. Crowd watching. Horses going over jump 14, jump 15 and up to water jump. Slow motion shot of the horses going over water jump. Normal motion, finish of water jump. Horses approaching jump 21. Approaching and over Beechers Brook. Panning shot over jump 23, jump 24 and approaching Valentines Brook. Slow motion, Valentines Brook. Horses approaching and going over jump 27. People watching through binoculars. Jump 27 with horses running off course. Follow shot before jump 29. Horses jumping over jump 29. Excited crowd watching the race. Jump 30. Horses coming out into the straight. Passing winning post - head-on - and into the enclosure. The winner is Sheila's Cottage with jockey Arthur Thompson.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:17:00 / 01:30:30:00

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