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  • Short Summary

    The famous horse race is won by Hyperion.

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    Full title reads: "The Derby 1933"
    Introductory intertitle reads: "'Hyperion' - Tommy Weston up - gives Lord Derby his second victory in the great race his forefather founded - 153 years ago!" - "'King Salmon' was second - 'Statesman' - third." " ... add the all conquering Gordon Richards - who rode 'Manitoba' - has still to win his first Derby."

    Epsom, Surrey.

    Travelling shots showing course and growing crowds. Royal car arrives and Queen Mary and King George V are greeted. Also in the party is Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester; Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI); Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother). Shot of party in Royal Box above clock.

    Good shot of bookie / bookmaker taking bets. Horses are led down to the start of the race. Good over the shoulder shot of cameraman filming event. Shots of people on charabancs watching the course. (Repeat shot of arrival of King and Queen).

    Horses line up at the start and get away cleanly. Shot of Royal box. BV of cameraman. Various shots of the horses making their way around the Derby course. Hyperion crosses the winning line well ahead.

    Hyperion is led from the course to the Winner's enclosure.

    Intertitle reads: "See how easily 'Hyperion' won - in slow motion."

    Slow motion shots of the finish from a different angle.

    Lord Derby waits in the enclosure for the return of his horse. Hyperion was trained by G Lambton.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:44:06:00 / 01:49:29:00

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