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    Item title reads - Ahoy everybody!

    Earls Court, London.

    High angle shot overlooking the boat show inside Earls Court. L/S young women waving from the deck of a cabin cruiser. L/S thirty foot catamaran. L/S hovercraft. L/S cheapest boat in the show, a dinghy costing £52.10 shillings, M/S of young boy sat in it. L/S most expensive boat in the show, 'Monaco', a fast diesel cruiser, 52 feet long costing £25,000. Interior shots of people inside, a woman adjusts the radio. L/S on deck showing man at the helm about to demonstrate the remote control apparatus. M/S as man picks up the remote control lead and walks away then sits down.

    C/U hand pressing remote control button, M/S remote control apparatus and the helm turning all on its own. L/S demonstration about to begin of an automatic inflatable lift raft. An official assists a frogman in carrying the raft to the water's edge to throw it in, they swing it and the official overbalances and falls into the water, other men run forward to help him out. M/S crowd shot. L/S official in his wet suit climbing aboard the now inflated lift raft. L/S harbour scene set in the middle of Earls Court.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    70896
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1660.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:11:00 / 01:14:27:00
    Canister:
    60/1
    Sort Number:
    60/001
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  • Stills

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