• Short Summary

    Jockey Gordon Richards receives an award at the Sporting Life Luncheon.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "There's Gold In Them Thar Spurs - For Gordon"

    Savoy Hotel, London. Gordon Richards receives an award at the Sporting Life Luncheon.

    GV Guests seated around table. SV Jockey Gordon Richards seated at table with Major J Astor. CU Gordon Richards. SV Guests. SV Gordon rising from seat and makes way to top table for presentation. CU Golden Spurs on table. LV Gordon at top table for presentation. SV Side view presentation by Mr AB Clements, Editor of 'The Sporting Life'. Gordon walks towards. LV Gordon making his way back to seat. CU Charlie Smirke. CU Edgar Britt. CU Charlie Elliot. CU Bill Rickaby. GV Through mirror pan to GV Gordon speaking. CU Gordon speaking: 'When I went to the stables, I went to Foxhill, amongst a lot of other places, and we soon got our first kick out of racing.' MV 'It's getting on for 30 years since I left a little mining village in Shropshire. I never thought I should get so far along the road, but I suppose Dick Turpin never thought he'd get to York.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1458.13
    Media URN:
    47563
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:40:00 / 01:18:00:00
    Canister:
    50/23

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