• Short Summary

    Bogskar wins the 1940 Grand National - lots of people in uniform enjoy the racing.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Grand National".

    Aintree race course, Merseyside

    VS of civilians and service people arriving for the race.

    VS Good shots of horses parading in the saddling enclosure and of the jockeys mounting, many jockeys wear army greatcoats over their silks. They are presumably servicemen given leave for the race. Good montage jockeys mounting.

    VS of the crowds in the stands watching the horses walking up for the start. Many servicemen in the crowd.

    CUs of men from each of the services.

    LS BV and SV of the start.

    VS Good shots of the race in progress including some slow motion shots of the horses taking the jumps.

    VS of the winner Bogskar being led in.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1041.25
    Media URN:
    20702
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/04/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:33:00 / 01:25:37:00
    Canister:
    40/29

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