• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth II sees Flighty Frances win Ascot Stakes horse race.

  • Description

    Ascot, Berkshire.

    LV. GV. Royal carriage carrying Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, drives down course past grandstands. SV. Carriage driving through gates.

    GV. Crowds assembling. CU. Woman in large brimmed hat and furs. CU. Woman wearing flat brimmed hat. LV. Packed stands. CU. Woman wearing large brimmed hat and furs. SV. Woman wearing flimsy hat. CU. Woman wearing coiled snake hat. CU. Indian woman wearing small hat at back of head. CU. Man wearing eastern hat.

    LV. Jockey board. CU. Woman looking up and squinting. STV. Jockeys mounting in paddock. SV. SCU. Jockey mounting. GV. Race Horses leaving paddock for Ascot Stakes.

    SV. Queen with Princess Margaret, Prince Philip and Duke of Norfolk, leaving paddock.

    GV. Crowded grandstands. CU. Person looking through binoculars.

    LV. Horses moving up to start off, pan to back view. GV. Horses racing past stands (first time round) No. 22 clearly in lead, pan to back view. CU. Type looking through glasses. LV. Towards horses out in the country, racing towards in C.U. LV. Horses racing round into straight... Master Cutler No. 16 leading round bend, when No. 5. Vidi Vici forges ahead, follow pan Vidi Vici, when No. 14 Flighty Frances appears and rapidly overtakes Vidi Vici followed by Crudwell No. 4, ridden by Lester Piggot who runs on into second place, Vidi Vici gallops on into third place, they pass post in that order.

    LV. Crowds in grandstands. LV. Winner Flighty Frances being led in. LV. Winner being led in. SV. Crowd shot. STV. Jockey, J. Denes patting winner.

    (Orig."I") (Sel Scenes "G") Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:27:00 / 01:08:06:00

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