• Short Summary

    Bois Roussel springs dramatic surprise by upsetting all calculations, beating the favourite and winning the world's greatest classic.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: French Horse Wins Derby

    ENGLAND: Epsom:
    EXT
    CU 'Epsom Races' Car... & opened.
    Semi view grooming horse.
    CU opening horses mouth.
    Semi view shoeing horse.
    CU bandaging fetlock.
    Semi view horse drinks out of bucket & looks up.
    Gen. view course & crowd.
    Pan from sign 'Paddock & Tote' to crowd.
    CU Aga Khan.
    Long view King & Queen arrive.
    Semi view King & King shake hands with Lord Lonsdale.
    CU pressman.
    Semi view Queen Mary arrives & King, Queen & Lord Lonsdale in b-g.
    Semi view crowd cheer..slip to King & Queen with Dukes & Duchesses of Kent & Gloucester & Lord Lonsdale along track.
    CU King & Queen walking along... behind crowd.
    Semi view Queen Elizabeth, Mrs. Arthur James, Princess Royal, Capt. Charles Moore, & King George watching King's horse 'License' being led past.
    Semi CU pan 'License' past.
    CU Royal Crest on blanket.
    Semi view King & Queen talks to Crouch, jockey.

    Semi CU King & Queen.
    Long view of Paramount tower.
    Angle shot of Paramount tower.
    Semi view & CU Gemmell with 40" lens on Paramount tower.
    Gen. Top view packed crowd.
    Semi view people picking winners.
    CU man picks winner by tossing coin.
    Top & CU views of tic-tac men signalling.. in crowd.
    Semi view bookies.
    CU bookies' board.
    CU Bookie shouting.
    Gen. top view parade.
    Angle showing line of horses.
    Semi view No. 5 'Caerloptic' & No. 6 'Bois Roussel'.
    Gen. view Royal Box (time 2.55) showing Royal Group... & king puts binoculars up.
    Gen. view start.
    Long view uphill towards.
    Top view pan horses to around Tattenham Corner.
    Top view round Tattenham Corner & pan into straight... 'Bois Roussel' extreme left... pulls up from back.
    Top view pan finish... 'Bois Roussel', 'Scottish Union' & favourite 'Pasch'.
    Crowd view.. pan leading in winner.
    CU Jockey, E.C. Elliott.
    CU Owner of winner, Hon. Peter Beatty.
    CU Jockey.
    CU winner 'Bois Roussel'.

    Good Scenes.
    Pan up Paramount Tower.
    CU Gemmell on Tower.
    Long view of Tower.

    Sport; Horseracing; Great Britain
    Background: Bois Roussel springs dramatic surprise by upsetting all calculations, beating the favourite and winning the world's greatest classic.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADGNQXB28BRILM0MX2CHZGDRDQ
    Media URN:
    VLVADGNQXB28BRILM0MX2CHZGDRDQ
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1938
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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