• Short Summary

    Famous charity organisation holds its own horse race meeting.

  • Description

    Sandown Park, Surrey.

    GV. Crowds at Sandown Park race course. SV. Film actress Virginia McKenna and husband Bill Travers arriving, & SCU. LV. Billy Butlin talking to Chief Barker of Variety Club, Nat Cohen. CU. Nat Cohen. CU. Billy Butlin. CU. American star Jeff Chandler. SV. Horse No 10, Tropical King, coming into winners enclosure after winning the Billy Butlin selling stakes. SV. Billy Butlin presenting cup to the owner, Lord Marchwood. CU. Trophy in the hands of Lord Marchwood.

    GV. Crowds in front of the grandstands. CU. Band leader Joe Loss signing autographs. GV. Horses parading round the paddock for the Daily Mirror handicap. SCU. Sir Gordon Richards in paddock watching. SV. Pan, horse No 7 parading. SV. Pan, comedian Bernard Bresslaw with a woman hurrying to the course. GV. Daily Mirror handicap race in progress, horses coming down the straight. CU. Ronald Shiner cheering on his horse. LV. Pan, finish of the Daily Mirror handicap, horses pass post. The winner is Dual Role with Lone Start second. GV. Winner being led into winners enclosure. CU. Film actor Lionel Jeffreys looking anxious. SV. Actress Anne Heywood presenting Daily Mirror trophy to horse trainer Jack Gosden.

    SV. Pan, jockey Lester Piggott riding Apostle coming into the winning enclosure after winning the Lyons Maid stakes. LV. Winning enclosure. SV. Virginia McKenna presenting trophy to the owner. CU. Ronald Shiner looking into camera, raising glass and smiling.

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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:
    01:22:45:00 / 01:24:04:00

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