• Short Summary

    "Whirlaway" wins the Kentucky Derby horse race, Joe E Brown is amongst crowds watching.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Kentucky Derby".

    Kentucky, United States of America (USA).

    Various L/Ss of the racecourse at Louisville, Kentucky. Various C/Us of women on the course wearing extravagant hats. L/S of the start of the race, camera pans with field as they go into the straight with horse No. 11, "Dispose", in the lead. Pan with the leader as they go into the first turn. Various shots of the race in progress. Inter cut with shots of crowds watching race, including film actor Joe E Brown. At the finish "Whirlaway" (sired by the Aga Khan's "Blenheim the Second" who won the English Derby of 1930) snatches the lead from "Dispose" to win comfortably.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1115.14
    Media URN:
    38839
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:19:00 / 01:14:38:00
    Canister:
    41/40

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