• Short Summary

    Good colour item concentrating on fashions at Ascot. Royal family and Bing Crosby attend.

  • Description

    No title - Royal Ascot. Berkshire.


    L/S crowds at Ascot, men in top hats and women in latest fashions. Many of the men are watching through binoculars. M/S woman in short lilac dress with huge matching hat. Various shots of people milling about, a girl runs up to join her friend, she is wearing floppy orange hat, her friend's is pink. They are joined by another woman in green. C/U woman in green hat. Various shots of women in fashionable hats including a huge flower shaped hat. M/S royal carriage with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in it. C/U outrider. C/U Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret in another carriage. C/U outrider. C/U Princess Alexandra and Princess Marina in carriage.

    L/S crowds. C/U's hats. Various good shots of fashionable people milling about. L/S people watching as horses race past. C/U girl smiling. M/S as jockey walks over to horse. M/S people in enclosure. L/S Queen and Duke of Norfolk walking to paddock, M/S of them. Various shots as jockeys walk along. M/S group of fashionable women. C/U man watching race. M/S horses racing along. C/U of the woman in lilac. C/U older woman. Various shots of the fashions including some strange hats! M/S horses racing. C/U man looking despondently at race card. M/S man and woman on bench smiling. L/S horses racing. C/U American singer and film star Bing Crosby in top hat and tails looking out at the race and down at race card, pan into good C/U of him shaking his head and pretending to look at bit worried at the outcome, then he looks at the camera and smiles.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:59:00 / 01:27:58:00

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