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    Potomac River, Washington, United States of America (USA). Three Men are killed in the heats of the President's Cup Hydroplane race.

    SV High powered speedboats going past camera. LV Pan with one of the boats, driven by Ron Mussen, which crashes and disintegrates. Camera zooms in to show parts of the boat floating around. Other boats go flashing across screen.

    GV The start of the final heat showing four boats going across screen. GV Pan with one of the boats. SV Pan with No U7 driven by the eventual winner Rex Manchester. SV Pan with another boat. SV Pan with U7. GV Pan with boat U7 driven by Manchester and U12 driven by Don Wilson collide and both drivers are killed. Camera zooms in to the wreckage. SV Crowd. GV Rescue boats on way to wreckage.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    55383
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1797.31
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:22:00 / 01:55:27:00
    Canister:
    66/51
    Sort Number:
    66/051
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Washington - 1960s and 1970s
  • Stills

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

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