• Short Summary

    A full coverage of the world's greatest steeplechase - a false start mars the race.

  • Description

    Grand National 1952 horse race coverage - Teal 1st, Legal Joy 2nd And Wot No Sun 3rd

    Aintree, Liverpool.

    GV. Elevated, crowds and bookies. SV. Book maker. CU. Bookie shouting CU. Punter looking at bookie's board. CU. Bookie's board. GV. Jockeys mounting in paddock. SV. No. 33. Rockey VI - V. Speck, mounting. MV. Cardinal Error No. 4. J. Power up. GV. Horses going out of paddock. GV. Crowded stand. CU. Woman. GV. Horses parading. LV. Horses parading past bookies and crowd., SV. Bookie taking money. LV. Towards, parade. GV. Crowd. GV. Horses milling around prior to start. SV. Top view, Crowd. GV. Horses milling around prior to start. SV. Top view, crowd.

    LV. Horses line up for start. Tape breaks and some of the field start - false start. SV. Top view, Crowd. LV. Horses line up at start, of pan to back view LV. Towards, horses approaching and jumping at No. 1. First pack over. several falls, pan to back view as they go into No. 2. MV. Injured jockeys being attended to SV. Top view, crowd. LV. Slow motion No. 1 jump. LV. Towards, approaching No. 5 - No. 13 "Teal" over followed by No. 1 Freebooter and No. 37. Brown Jack, One falls. LV. No. 6. Towards, and pan, normal to slow - No. 13 followed by No. 1. over. No. 25. Legal Joy, laying third. LV. Teal leading field into No. 7. Over, closely followed by No. 1. Freebooter and Legal joy. Pan with three leaders. LV. Towards, approaching Canal Turn, Teal over. closely followed by Freebooter and Legal Joy No. 20 Possible, falls. LV. Approaching and taking Valentine's - Freebooter, leading Teal and Freebooter take jump together closely followed by Legal Joy.

    SV. Slow motion - No. 18 falls Another Delight. LV. Elevated, horses at No. 12 - Teal over closely followed by Freebooter. MV. Pan between jumps 12 and 13 - Teal leading, pulling away from Freebooter. Teal followed by loose grey. LV. Teal over 13, followed by Freebooter. LV. Towards, No. 14. One down. CU. Commentator speaking into mike. GV. Teal over, followed by others. Jump No. 16. SV. Pan Teal rounding corner to start second circuit. CU. race-goer with binoculars. SV. Pan, horses starting on second circuit, led by Teal. LV. Towards, jump No. 17. Teal over followed by Freebooter and Wot No Sun. Two fall. LV. jump No. 21 - Freebooter and Teal jump simultaneously. One Falls. MV. Pan, Teal leading Freebooter into Becher's Freebooter takes jump before Teal... Normal to slow. SV. Back view, horses taking Becher's. No. 35 falls,Traveller's pride. MV. Pan, racing shot, Freebooter leading Teal into jump 23. Freebooter takes jump about neck ahead of Teal. They race neck and neck after jumping. LV. Towards approaching jump 24 - Canal Turn, both Teal and Freebooter jumping together - Freebooter goes down, Legal Joy over - Jockey. Marshall holds Freebooter - two horses refuse to jump. LV. Towards, Teal takes Valentine's followed by Legal Joy, and Wot No Sun. LV. Approaching jump 28. Teal and Legal Joy take jump close together, followed by Royal Tan and Wot No Sun. SV. Pan, racing shot, Legal Joy leading Teal. Teal draws level and overtakes, but Legal Joy puts on spurt and they race neck and neck. LV. Towards, approaching, No. 30. Teal and Legal Joy take jump together Royal Tan Falls. Wot No Sun takes jump out of picture and passes camera GV. Elevated, Teal and Legal Joy finishing. Teal passes post pan as he slows down and is led in. Jockey Arthur Thompson is congratulated by Bullock (Bullock is Jockey of Legal Joy) Congratulated by Jockey Dave Dick of Wot No Sun. SV. Fallen jockeys walking across course. GV. Teal being led through crowd by Owner Harry Lane to unsaddling enclosure. & SV.

    (Uncut Neg "F" (Tin 1.) (Orig. Neg. "G") (Tin 2)

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:45:00 / 01:27:23:00

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