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Podcast: The Movietone Years – episode nine


“The Epsom Derby”

This week’s podcast concerns the annual journey to Epsom for one of the great sporting fixtures, The Epsom Derby – as well as the Movietone staff who captured the images of the race and the other race to get the film back to 22 Soho Square to get it on the screen as quickly as possible.

The following article relates to the subject of the podcast:

The Epsom Derby – 1946 to 1954

Click on the player below to listen to this week’s episode:

Betting at the 1954 Derby

You can also click on the link below (works for iPad and iPhone) or right click on the link below to download an enhanced version with images, chapters and links (AAC, m4a file):

The Movietone Years – Episode nine

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For other Podcasts in the series click here.

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