• Short Summary

    Bonhomie wins Ascot stakes.

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    GV. Camera pans as the royal carriage is driven down course, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the Queen Elizabeth II, Duke of Gloucester and Duke of Beaufort in it. SV. Pan, carriage moving down course and enters the royal enclosure. GV. Crowds on course. Zoom shot, showing fashions. SCU. Two women, one wearing head-dress holding umbrella. SV. Dress designer Norman Hartnell and party walking towards camera. CU. Norman Hartnell. LV. Horses parading in paddock. CU. Woman with flower covered hat. GV. Horses parading in paddock. SCU. Man and two women. Man points stick at horses. GV. Camera pans, horse No 8, Hammal II parades in paddock. CU. Girl looking at horses. GV. Jockeys walking into paddock as horses parade. LV. Jockeys mounting in the paddock. GV. Horses leaving paddock area to go out onto course. LV. Horses coming out onto course - starting to rain. One horse cantering sideways. TV. Crowds running for shelter. LV. Horses massing at start. SV. Horse No 7 Artaban having his girth fixed. SV. Horses No's 14 and 18, Master of Arts and Chaseway, moving round into start. SV. Horses moving up into tapes just before the start of the race. GV. Tapes go up and field get away to a good start, pan with horses. TV. Camera pans coming down the straight in front of stands for first time. Bobbee takes up running, pan to back view as they go into first bend. GV. Horses racing out in country, Bobbee leading, Gay Ballad second. CU. Man looking through binoculars. GV. Camera pans as the horses are out in country with Bobbee still leading and Gay Ballad still second. CU. Man raises binoculars to look through. GV. In home straight, Bonhomie strikes at the front and passes the post. CU. Girl in wide brimmed hat pointing with pen. TV. The winner, Bonhomie is led in. Bonhomie with young jockey Michael Hayes on his back. SV. The horse is brought to a standstill and Hayes dismounts.

    (Orig.Neg. & Lav.) (Orig.I.)

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:50:00 / 01:32:22:00

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