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Movietone Succeeds in Beating Book


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
28 Nov 1932
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Prince of Wales Looks at Lancashire
  2. 2New British Cruiser Leaves Slipway
  3. 3Australia Prepares to Defend Ashes
  4. 4Winged Motor Bikes Fly Round Air Track
  5. 5Rebuilt Bluebird is Seen at Brooklands
  6. 6Movietone Succeeds in Beating Book
  7. 7South Africa Flies Solo to England


Story No. within this Issue
6 / 7
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Movietone Succeeds in Beating the Book. DESCRIPTION: From America (this time) comes amazing punter; system elucidated by US racing expert. SHOTLIST: Elevated shot of crowds at race course. Elevated shot of start. Crowds watch race. Elevated close shot of horses in part of race in speeded up shots, horses stop and run backwards to starting post. (All this latter part trick photography). Elevated shot of crowds. Horses round track. Trick photography of horses going backwards.
Sport; Horse racing; Gambling; Curiosities; Newsreels
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