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    Cuts from newsreel 49/45 - The Derby at Epsom Downs, Surrey.

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    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.

    Cuts from newsreel 49/45 - The Derby at Epsom Downs, Surrey.

    Various shots showing massed crowds at the racecourse. Aga Khan (Sir Mohamed Shah) walking to the paddock. Man in Eastern robes in the crowd. M/S of Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II), Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother) and Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh) walking down to paddock followed by others. M/S of number board. Shots of bookies. High angle shot of group of jockeys before saddling. Elevated shot of top-hatted crowds.

    C/U of the Royal Standard flying. M/S of Princess Elizabeth, Duke and others in Royal Box. More shots of crowds. Horses being prepared and paraded round paddock. M/S of Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth and the Duke arriving and being greeted. M/S of Queen Mary followed by the Princess Royal (Princess Mary) walking up steps to stand. M/S of a Pearly family. High angle shots of course and crowds.

    M/S of film star / actress Rita Hayworth walking along. Princess Elizabeth and the Princess Royal in the paddock. M/S of horses being paraded; among them are Gordon Richards on 'Royal Forest'. L/S of Rita Hayworth and Aly Khan, son of the Aga Khan walking along. L/S of horses lined up for the start. C/Us of people looking through binoculars. Elevated shot of horses cantering back after parade before stand. M/S of Rita Hayworth and Aly Khan at rails.

    Various shots of the race including horses coming round bend, approaching Tattenham Corner. C/U of the 'photo finish' still. M/S of Tom Walls. M/S horse parading in front of stand. Shots of the winner, 'Nimbus', with owner Mrs Glenister. C/U of top-hatted man looking through binoculars. Shots of crowds. L/Ss of horses coming up to finish.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:07:00 / 01:10:46:00
    UN 2141 C

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