Australasian Gazette: 1924 Melbourne Cup

Title:
Australasian Gazette: 1924 Melbourne Cup
NFSA ID:
10443
Year:
1924
Courtesy:
Australasian Gazette
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This newsreel features highlights of the 1924 Melbourne Cup, including the horses entering the racetrack, crowds in the grandstand and the race, won by Backwood.

This Australasian Gazette special from 1924 shows us a montage of highlights from the 1924 Melbourne Cup, one of Australia’s premiere sporting and leisure events. Wide shots taken from one of the grandstands are linked with intertitles which give a sense of the event as a whole.