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  • Short Summary

    We see The Grand National of 1921, including the winning horse being praised.

  • Description

    item title reads - Aintree. The World's Greatest Race. The Race for "Grand National" - first run in 1837 - is 4 miles 836 yards over 30 obstacles. Liverpool.

    Grand National race from start to finish.

    It starts with a shot of people stood in the rain waiting, horses walk past them. We see the horses waiting to start, they race off and jump a fence, some fall. The horses race up to the finish line and people watch them. Shot of winning horse with blanket on being patted by some men who smile at the camera. The winner is Mr T. McAlpine's Shaun Spadah.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    230.11
    Media URN:
    22173
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:48:00 / 01:12:57:00
    Canister:
    G 756

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