• Short Summary

    The Epsom Derby of 1929 with natural sound, Surrey.

  • Description

    The Epsom Derby with natural sound, Surrey.

    Full titles read: "THE DERBY IN SOUND 1929"

    L/S's of the large crowds situated around the grounds, many people hold umbrellas. L/S's of people in the grandstands. L/S's of people queuing for at betting stalls. Several more shots of the grounds. L/S and high angle shot of the horses and jockeys being led down the race track to the start.

    L/S of the runners and riders getting ready at the start line, they're called in, and the race begins. Several high angle shots of the crowds.

    Intertitle reads: "Kopi falls"

    L/S of runners and riders coming around tight bend, one horse slips (presumably Kopi) and the horse and jockey are sent sprawling to the ground. High angle shots of the race in progress. L/S's of cameramen and officials crowd around the winning horse and jockey as they are led towards the winners enclosure.

    Note: Very early natural sound item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:11:00 / 01:11:58:00
    G 1613

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