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Australasian Gazette – 1924 Melbourne Cup (1924)

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.

Length: 3 minutes 37 seconds

Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy full frame)

Featured in the Australasian Gazette collection

Original classification rating: G

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National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 53240