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  • Description

    Radio controlled boat is prepared for channel crossing, Kingston-upon-Thames, Greater London.

    C/U Boat, man walks into picture and removes "lid". C/U Remote control inside boat, man (George Honest-Redlich) adjusting. C/U Man smoking pipe. C/U Engine, man adjusting cord round wheel to start motor. C/U Batteries with lever moving. M/S Three men in group, watching. M/S Boat in river, man standing on pier fitting on "lid". M/S Two men watching.

    C/U Bow moving along water, pan as boat moves out towards midstream. L/S Mast. Pan down to boat moving in water. C/U Man, pan down to his hands operating radio. M/S Boat on water. C/U Hand adjusting knob on radio. C/U Boat going through choppy water. C/U Waters on launch. L/S Boat with parent launch following. M/S Robot, parent launch comes into frame, camera follows it up river.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    34635
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1293.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:12:00 / 01:41:21:00
    Canister:
    NP 366
    Sort Number:
    NP 366
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    Categories
    Science & Technology Religion & Politics
  • Stills

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

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