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  • Short Summary

    Mass crowd gathered for the St. Leger 1949 at Doncaster.

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    Doncaster, Yorkshire.

    LS. Crowds at Doncaster racecourse for the St. Leger horse race (2 shots). SCU. Pretty, fashionably dressed girl. SCU. Tom Williams, Minister of Agriculture. LS. Crowds in stand. CU. Wife of the American jockey Johnny Longden. MS. Man studying runners, shot taken through two bookmakers' boards. LS. Crowd. LMS. Crowd. CU. Bookie writing in prices on board. SCU. Man placing bet. Crowd shots, bookies shouting, people betting. SCU. Johnny Longden walking to saddling enclosure. LS. People on roof of grandstand. MS. Elevated, people milling around bookies. SCU. Tic-tac man. CU. Another tic-tac man. LS. Crowds. SCU. Horses being paraded in paddock (4 shots). SCU. Jockey Gordon Richards mounted on Krakatoa. CU. Johnny Longden's leg as he sits in saddle, showing American style short stirrup. SCU. Pretty girl and a man. LS. & MS. Horses parading (3 shots). CU. Men looking through binoculars (3 shots). LMS. Finish of race. MS. Lone Eagle, with jockey, W. H. Carr up, being led in. SCU. The winner - Ridge Wood being paraded around (2 shots). CU. Head shot of Ridge Wood. LS. Crowd in stand. MS. Elevated shot, crowds around bookies. MS. Number board. LS. Crowds in stand. LS. Massed crowds. SCU. Fashionable women in crowd. LMS. Pan, horses racing.


    Information found in the old record - Cuts 49/73.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:31:00 / 01:18:18:00
    UN 2172 C

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