International Lifeboat Race 1930-1939

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    Title reads: "International Lifeboat Race in New York Harbour".

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of race between rowing lifeboats from big liner ships in New York's Harbour. Large crowds line the banks to watch the race. The crew of an Italian liner win from a crew from an American tanker ship. Various small ships sound their hooters to mark the end of the race. CU of Italian flag flying. MS of Democratic Chairman James Farley presenting trophy to winning crew. He is watched by ex-Mayor Jimmy Walker. The Captain gives his thanks. VS of the winning crew with their trophies.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    84990
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2957.28
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:33:00 / 01:32:45:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 20
    Sort Number:
    UNI GAZ 020
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