Motorboat Race 1920

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International motorboat race.

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MS various boats and ships in harbour with a small motorboat crossing in front. Various shots men working in the motorboat with USA flag on the back, there is another motorboat right next to it.




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ON 187 G
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01:28:52:00 / 01:31:25:00
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