• Short Summary

    Stars, including Elizabeth Taylor, gather for Variety Club meeting at Sandown Park. Surrey.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Show Business race day.

    Variety Club meeting at Sandown Park. Surrey.

    Various shots people gathered around bookmakers at Sandown Park. C/U Rex North and Nat Cohen. C/U Liz Fraser and Stirling Moss looking at race card. C/U Kenneth More. M/S Bernard Cribbins signing race card. M/S crowds. M/S 'Deeside' the horse which is the prize in the Variety Club sweepstake. Various shots as Bernard Bresslaw whispers in Deeside's ear, it shies away. M/S people walking around. Various shots Tim Holland. Various shots horses racing past camera in the Crockford Handicap which is won by Mr Ken Gethin's Arctic Pride. M/S crowd. M/S Liz Fraser presenting trophy to Ken Gethin. C/U Stanley Baker watching. M/S Liz Fraser with her arm round Ken Gethin. M/S of the paddock prior to the Lyon's Maid Stakes.

    M/S Sir Gordon Richards, trainer of the favourite 'Tiger', in the paddock. M/S horses leaving the paddock. C/U Billy Butlin and his daughter Cherie. M/S as the horses come towards the finish of the Lyon's Maid Stakes with 'Tacitus' leading 'Senior Steward' and 'London Gazette', 'Tacitus' wins. M/S Elizabeth Taylor walking past camera. C/U Elizabeth Taylor. C/U Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor. M/S 'Tacitus' being led in. C/U Richard Burton. M/S Elizabeth Taylor presenting trophy to Mrs Nightingale, wife of the trainer. C/U Elizabeth Taylor, she looks at the camera and smiles.

    Alternative spellings for search purposes - Liz Taylor.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:42:00 / 01:56:23:00

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