Material relating to the Newsreel story "The Grand National" 56/25
Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "The Grand National" 56/25
Additional footage of the Soviet Commissar's visit to the Grand National during which he is accompanied by Mrs Topham. There is no voice over or music.
Aintree Race Course, Lancashire
GV. Crowded Grandstands seen from the upper level. GV. Georgi Malenkov, Soviet Commissar for power stations makes his way along the Aintree course. LV. Malenkov and party making their way along the course. GV. Top View of Malenkov standing in a crowd at the race. SV. Malenkov chatting with woman. SV. Malenkov and party. GV. Malenkov making his way along the race course after the race with Mrs Topham. CU. Malenkov. SV. Malenkov hands an autograph book back to a schoolboy. SV. Malenkov holding up the schoolboy. CU. Malenkov seen through a crowd of people. GV. Malenkov. GV. Malenkov and Mrs Topham. walk along chatting. GV. Malenkov Mrs Topham and party. SV. Malenkov and Mrs Topham as member of the press try to get pictures.
(Lavender.) (Uncut negatives B.C.D.E.F.) (Orig "I")