• Short Summary

    Nature provides perfect weather for world's greatest classic. The favourite, Blue Peter, duly obliges.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Blue Peter Wins Derby

    Epsom, England: Gen. view sunrise over the Downs. Long view horse out of box. CU grooming horse. Semi view shoeing horse. Long view & CU posses of police arriving. Top view trays of pies out of van. CU pile of sandwiches. Semi view men carrying crates of beer. Gen. top view crowd on Downs. Semi view prosperous top-hatted type with beard. Semi view costers seated. Semi view street-musician at kerbside. Semi view bookie..shouting. Long view Gloucesters & Princess Royal arrive. Long view Gloucesters in paddock. Semi view Gloucesters & Princess Royal. CU pan Kents arriving. CU Fred Astaire. Top view of Parade. Semi view No. 2.. 'Triguere'. CU No. 4.. 'Atout Maitre' CU favourite No. 26.. 'Blue Peter'. Semi view people with glasses in stand. Gen. view pan of start. Shot towards horses..racing. CU pan of the leaders. Top view & CU horses racing..round bushes. Gen. view round Tattenham Corner. Top view towards finish. Semi top view winner past.. 'Blue Peter' 4 lengths aheads. Long view 'Blue Peter' led in. CU Jockey, E. Smith. CU trainer 'J. Jarvis. CU horse, 'Blue Peter'.

    Good Scenes.

    Trick shot sign post 'Epsom'. CU watch (4.30) in hand. Gen. view Epsom Course. Gen. view towards & past old-time coach. Semi view towards man & woman in pony & trap. Angle shot top-hatted starter. CU man playing accordion. Var. scenes & CU's etc. of The Derby Plate & 2 Cups.

    Nat. sound of bookie saying 'I lay 6 to 1'

    Sport; Horseracing; Great Britain; Fred Astaire (actor)
    Background: Nature provides perfect weather for world's greatest classic. The favourite, Blue Peter, duly obliges.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4MYJBLNQSAY6B8TR85JZT5Y8Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA4MYJBLNQSAY6B8TR85JZT5Y8Y
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:17:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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