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    Full title reads: "Southampton. Captains as deck hands! 86 year old Lord Runciman - with 18 Master Mariners, revive memories of their Windjammer days - setting the 16,000 square feet of his 'Sunbeam II's' sail in 1 1/2 hours. "

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    Shots of sailors - some look quite elderly - hauling ropes to raise sail on ship owned by Lord Walter Runciman.

    Shot of Runciman overseeing process of hauling ropes and setting sails. They sailors start to sing a song.

    The mail sail begins to unfurls.

    More shots of men pulling on ropes.

    More shots of sail coming up.

    A middle aged sailor climbs up into the rigging.

    Pan across group of sailors, including Runciman, posing for camera and singing sea shanty.

    More shots of rope hauling.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    6626
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    731.39
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:27:00 / 01:58:27:00
    Canister:
    33/70
    Sort Number:
    33/070
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Lord Runciman
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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