• Short Summary

    The Grand National is won by 'Mr What' with Arthur Freeman in the saddle.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Grand National".

    Aintree Race Course, nr Liverpool, Merseyside.

    GV Horses parading round paddock. CU 'Goosander'. CU 'Mr What'. GV Jockeys mounting in paddock. LV Horses with jockeys leaving paddock. GV Crowds & bookies. GV Horses parading along course. CU Tic-tac man. CU Bookie's accountant making notes. CU Money being passed from backer to book maker. GV Horses milling. TV Crowds.

    SV Start, horses racing. Travelling shots of horses, leaders jump No 3. LV Horse in the lead. GV Horses approaching Canal turn. CU Railwaymen watching. SV Slow Motion Shot, horses jumping Valentine's Brook. CU Remote Camera Control Shot of horses approaching and jumping Valentines. Horses racing with 'Goosander' & 'Athenian' leading. CU Two leaders jumping No 10, both neck & neck. they jump and 'Athenian 'is 3/4 of a length in the lead. SV 'Goosander' & 'Athenian' racing neck and neck. GV Horses jumping No 14. CU Woman looking through binoculars. GV Horses approaching water jump. LV Field coming round for the 2nd time. 'Goosander' slightly ahead of 'Athenian'. CU Man & woman looking through binoculars. Horses come up to No 17, 'Goosander' jumps closely followed by 'Mr What'. They race neck and neck, jump, and continue neck & neck. LV 'Athenian' straddled over fence and his jockey pulls him through. GV Horses coming up to Beechers Brook, 'Mr. What' takes it slightly ahead of 'Goosander' and 'Pippykin' comes to grief. SV 'Pippykin' falls on top of Sydney Jones. LV Jockeys standing by ambulance. GV. Horses approaching canal turn, 'Mr. What' jumps ahead of 'Goosander'. GV Horses coming towards Valentines. GV 'Mr What' approaching last jump which he takes and stumbled but right himself. GV 'Mr. What' coming up to finishing post. LV Crowd.

    GV 'Mr. What' and Arthur Freeman being escorted to winners enclosure. SV Press. LV Lady holding winners reins.
    Selected originals exist for this item - see other records.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:17:00 / 01:06:35:00

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