STK-ID 16501

Ascot: Shots of crowd in the rain at Ascot, many umbrellas, men holding placards re coming of the Lord. Shots of auto traffic, men, women, some in Ascot attire, streaming past the camera. HALSs of crowd at Ascot before the race, carriage being drawn past crowd during opening ceremony. MCUs of faces of spectators in stands. PAN of backs of people. HA FOLLOW SHOT of race. Cut to high-class race fans following progress of race, some looking through binoculars. MCU of man with monocle. HAS of large crowd. Level shots of crowd, bookies signalling, horses racing past the camera. Shots over heads of packed crowd on way out past a policeman in the background, past the camera. MS of ambulance moving through the crowd.


Excerpt from
Never a Backward Step
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio