• Short Summary

    Hyperbole wins Hunt Cup - Supertello wins Gold Cup.

  • Description

    Ascot, Berkshire.

    LS. Grandstand and course. LS. Paddock. Number board in background. CU. Woman in large hat. LS. People walking around paddock. CU. Woman in large hat smoking cigarette. CU. Woman in large hat (2 shots). CU. Woman in large hat, pan down to dress. CU. Pan up umbrella being raised. CU. Pan up umbrella being raised. SCU. Man with raincoat over shoulders. CU. Photographer in gas cape and hood. SV. Towards, two men in morning clothes and woman holding umbrellas, pan to back view. CU. Pan, feet wearing galoshes. SV. The Aga Khan walking towards camera, pan to the Begum.

    GV. Stand, showing Royal Box. SV. Through glass, Royal party in Royal Box. MV. Elevated crowd. MV. Number boards. LV. Towards, horses lined up at tapes for Hunt Cup. Off and pan to back view. LV. Elevated, horses in two groups racing down field. Pan, horse No 5 forges ahead. GV. Elevated, horse No 5 out in front. Horse No 2 starts to challenge on far rails and No 7 also takes up the challenge. Winner, Hyperbole, passes post - jockey Beasley up. Rest of field follow. GV. Stand. SV. Horse No 2 - Wat Tyler - being led in, pan up to jockey Gordon Richards.

    GV. Royal procession down course. SV. Pan, King's landau. GV. Back view, procession up course. SV. Crowd. SV. Pan, people in Ascot dress. CU. Woman wearing feathered hat and sunglasses. CU. Angle shot, man and woman. CU. Back view, flowered hat. CU. Picture hat with flowers. MS. King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) and Royal family walking to paddock. SCU. Winston Churchill walking towards paddock. SV. Horse being led round paddock. CU. Towards, Churchill walking to paddock. GV. Elevated, parade. SV. Pan, horses number 4 and number 5 in parade. SV. Royal party in box.

    LV. Horses lined up at start of Gold Cup. Tapes up - pan to back view. MV. Pan, horses racing along. Pan with leading horse. SV. Top-hatted men looking through binoculars. LV. Towards, field rounding bend into home straight. Supertello overtakes. Baghera starts to challenge. MV. Pan, Baghera under whip, challenges, closely followed by Alindrake. Supertello with Doug Smith up, passes post - winner. Rest of field follows. SV. Crowded stand. SV. Top view, horse being led in. SV. Ground shot, winner, Supertello being led in. Jockey Doug Smith dismounts. CU. Winner.

    (Orig.Neg. & Lav.) (Orig.H.)

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:27:00 / 01:18:03:00

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