• Short Summary

    Stars turn out to watch the racing at Sandown Park and to raise money for charity.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Sandown Park. Variety Club Goes Racing".

    Sandown Park, Surrey. Stars turn out to watch the racing and to raise money for charity.

    GV crowds at Sandown Park race course. GV zoom in the course to the number board. GV crowds around building near the paddock.

    SV Leslie Caron walking towards camera CU John Le Mesurier signing autographs, SV Cliff Michelmore and Rupert Davies looking at racing paper, CU Anna Neagle signing autographs. GV crowds round bookies SV zoom in to Bing Crosby who turns to face camera and winks.

    GV horses racing towards the finish of the Daily Mirror stakes Uncle Percy is in the lead and he finishes the winner. SV Jackie Rae and Jannette Scott looking at race card. CU Ditto. CU sign "Variety Club Tent 36". MV Leslie Caron.

    GV horses in the paddock prior to the Billy Butlin Stakes. SV jockey mounting "Deal". CU Sidney Tafler signing autographs, CU Ditto. SV crowd. CU Leslie Phillips.

    GV pan the horses coming to the finish of the Billy Butlin selling stakes "Marche D'Or" is the lead and wins the race "Ruffian" is second and "Zouave" third. CU Hayley Mills looking rather sad and them making expression of resignation, SV "Marche D'Or" in the unsaddling enclosure. SV Mr and Mrs Billy Butlin presenting cup to Miss Jackie Hilton who accepts the trophy of behalf of Marche D'Or owner Mr Chesney Allen. SV Ron Randell and his wife Laya Raki. SV Bing Crosby walking past camera, SV crowd. SV Bing Crosby holding the Ladbroke Gold cup the cup comes away from its stand. SV crowd. SV Bing Crosby presenting cup to Mr JA Waugh the trainer of the winner of the Ladbroke Gold Cup race.

    (Pathe Neg)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:21:00 / 01:28:07:00

Comments (2)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Jeannette Scott" should read Janette Scott.

    "Sidney Taffler" should read Sydney Tafler.

    "Ron Randall" should read Ron Randell.

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  2. Unknown user says

    Thanks - we've made those corrections.

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