Eastbourne - Model Boat Regatta 1959

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    Title reads: "Model boat regatta".

    Model Power Boat Club at Princes Park, Eastbourne, Sussex.

    Various shots model boats being prepared for the regatta. C/U competitor oiling engine of his boat. Various articles of radio control equipment. M/S competitor starting the engine of his boat with cord. C/U three boys watching. M/S George Wilson preparing his boat "Sea Hawk" at side of boating pond.

    C/U Wilson's boat leaving side of pond. M/S small girl watching from her father's shoulder. M/S Wilson's boat under radio control going between obstacles in the lake. M/S Mr Kemp operating his radio control equipment. C/U Kemp's hands turning the wheel. C/U Kemp's steam powered boat going between obstacles in the lake.

    C/U another competitor, pan down to his hands working the radio control box. M/S Mr. Tamswell's boat travelling at speed through obstacles. Tamswell's boat coming in at speed. G/V lake with crowds in foreground watching boats. C/U Wilson being presented with Cup by Tamswell which he retains from last year. C/U Wilson holding cup.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50747
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1595.36
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:21:00 / 01:55:33:00
    Canister:
    59/83
    Sort Number:
    59/083
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    Sport & Leisure
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