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    Material relating to newsreel story "Royal Ascot" - 55/56.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Royal Ascot" 55/56.

    GV. Ascot course and massed crowd. LV. Race in progress, camera pans through race. LV. Another race in progress, camera pans with horses to winning post. LV. Horses lined up to start race and tapes go up - horses away - camera pans with horses. SCU. Two horses with jockeys after race - one believed to be winner - Nicholas Nickelby. CU. Possible winner Nicholas Nickelby. SCU. Crowd round winner, panning down to horse, winner of Royal Hunt Cup, Nicholas Nickelby. SV. Crowd moving about, Queen Elizabeth II coming through gate. SV. Queen and Queen Mother going through crowd, & TGV. SV. Crowd. SV. Crowd round parade ring, & SV. SV. Crowd coming through the gate, & SCU. SCU. Queen and Queen Mother coming through. SV. Crowd. SCU. Girl dressed in nice summer clothes. SCU. Group of Indian people - women in saris and men in morning hats. CU. Begum Aga Khan and Aga Khan - very bad shot. SV. Massed crowd. SCU. Group watching race using binoculars (two shots), & CU. GV. Crowd. GV. Buffet bar and people walking about in front of it. GV. Crowd and stands in background. SV. Horses parading in ring before race, & GV. SV. Coronation Year, Nicholas Nickelby, Romany Minstel, Affreux and their jockeys coming into ring, & SV. & LV. SV. Horses parading and jockeys in ring, & SV. SV. Horses and jockeys going out. SCU. Owners and spectators. SV. Parade ring. SV. Minstel with jockey on his back going out followed by Military Court, Chivalry, Orthopaedic and Tudor Honey. Queen is standing watching them with Queen Mother, & SCU. SV. Queen Mother and Queen in parade ring. SV. Horses going round with jockeys on back. SV. Queen and Queen Mother now walking back to take up position. GV. Stands and crowds. GV. Massed crowds, & SV. View taken from standing - panning to crowd watching horses going down to to start.

    (Orig Neg.)

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:17:00 / 01:11:33:00
    55/56 L (Selected Originals)

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