• Short Summary

    A woman racing corresponded for a national newspaper - Miss Rita Cannon.

  • Description

    Newmarket, Suffolk.

    Miss Rita Cannon, the racing correspondent for a national newspaper, working on an aeroplane during the war.

    Miss Cannon goes to Newmarket stables to meet Bob Collins, the racing trainer - several shots of the two. They shake hands, talk, watch racing horses exercising. CU. Miss Cannon leaning on fence watching the horses. She writes down her impressions. Race horses galloping across field.

    Miss Cannon at Newmarket race meeting. Several shots of the crowds at meeting. Horses paraded before the race. Miss Cannon observing horses before the race. Several shots of Miss Cannon with a colleague, Major Eric Rickman who writes as Robin Goodfellow.

    Several shots of Miss Cannon with her twins John and Josephine at the race meeting, people milling around, bookies at work, cartoonist sketching Miss Cannon and her twins. Various shots of the race and Miss Cannon watching - the horse she chooses wins the race.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:52:00 / 01:12:01:00
    NP 93

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