• Short Summary

    66-1 outsider 'Russian Hero' ridden by Leo McMorrow wins the Grand National.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Grand National".

    Aintree Race Course, Liverpool, Merseyside.

    SV Top view bookies / book makers. SV Horses parading past camera. SV Winning jockey on 'Russian Hero' in parade (Jockey: Leo McMorrow.) SV People looking through glasses. LV Horses assembling at start. LV Massed crowd shot. CU Girl looking through binoculars.

    Side view start. LV Towards and pan racing towards No 1 jump. Angle shot people on roof. Pan horses over Jump No 1. GV Horses approaching jump No 5 and over. GV Horses approaching Beechers Brook and over. GV Back view horses on way to Canal Turn. SV Pan No 15. 'Action Major' jumping No 7 on way to Canal turn. CU Girl looking through binoculars. LV Horses over Canal Turn. One falls. LV Horses over Valentines Brooks past. camera. GV Horses over No 11 Jump. SV People on top of coaches watching. GV Horses approaching and over water jump. SV People looking through glasses. SV Towards and pan horses coming round bend for second, time round. LV Pan horses over jump No 17. SV Pan horses over Jump 19. SV Horses over Jump No 21. LV Horses over Beechers Brook. CU Girl looking through glasses. Follow pan with No 12 in lead over No 23 jump to Canal Turn. CU Over Canal turn. One Falls. SV Horses over Valentines Brook. One falls CU Follow pan 'Russian Hero' and 'Royal Mount'. 'Russian Hero' takes lead. LV Horses over No 30 jump. GV Towards and pan to SV 'Russian Hero' winning.

    SV Board - 'place appointed for unsaddling the Winner! SV Winner being led in escorted by mounted police.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:22:00 / 01:15:43:00

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