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The Derby (1913) - Emily Davison trampled by King's horse | BFI National Archive

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Published on May 30, 2013

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A routine account of the 1913 Epsom Derby, one of many horse races that the Topical Budget newsreel covered that year, this film inadvertently made a contribution to the history of the suffragette movement by capturing the moment when activist Emily Davison was trampled by Anmer, King George V's horse, after she invaded the track.

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