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  • Short Summary

    The Prince of Wales wins the Welsh Guards' Race on his own horse, 'Degomme'.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "The Prince's fine Win - Riding his own horse "Degomme", His Royal Highness wins Welsh Guards' Race at Beaufort Point to Point Races."

    Near Tetbury, Gloucestershire.

    M/S of the Prince of Wales (Duke of Windsor, King Edward VIII) coming out of a tent at a racecourse; with two aides he walks through the crowd wearing a riding hat with two ties hanging down in front of his face. He tips his hat to people and stops to chat, with hands on hips. Several shots of the Prince looking at his horse and talking to people before the start of the race; he ties the ribbons from his hat in a knot.

    L/S of the Prince riding on his horse through the crowd on his way to the starting line. Two brief L/Ss of the race as a large crowd watches. L/S of the Prince (after winning the race?); he rides slowly along with another man on horseback, followed by a large crowd. More brief shots of the horse race.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    718.22
    Media URN:
    33737
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:52:00 / 01:28:53:00
    Canister:
    G 1482

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