• Short Summary

    "Lovely Cottage" wins the Grand National horse race at Aintree. Liverpool, Merseyside.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The Grand National.

    Aintree, Liverpool, Merseyside.

    L/S of the biggest ever crowds gathered at Aintree. Several good shots of bookmakers giving the odds. L/S of runners' board. People mill about and jockeys mount their horses. They walk up to the starting gate. The race starts, various shots as they speed away. Slow motion M/S at the first jump with "Gyppo" in the lead. They take another jump and two fall. Various shots as they jump again. Slow motion shots at Beechers Brook. They take another jump, "Lough Conn" is now in the lead. Various shots as the race continues including slow motion shots at jumps. "Lough Conn" falls. We see them take Beechers Brook again, "Prince Regent" is now in the lead. M/S as they take the last fence. Various shots as they race towards the finish line, "Lovely Cottage" comes in to win. The horse and his jockey Captain Petre come into the enclosure, he dismounts, M/S of the horse.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1378.14
    Media URN:
    45105
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/04/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:56:00 / 01:30:08:00
    Canister:
    46/28

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