Taking A Chance 1929

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    Item title reads - Taking a chance! Nervy yachtsmen pit their skill against the gale in famous "Golden Gate" race. San Francisco, America (USA, U.S.A.).

    M/S of the yachts bouncing across the water. M/S of one nearly on its side. Various shots as they speed through the water.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    18588
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    802.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:06:00 / 01:10:20:00
    Canister:
    G 1640
    Sort Number:
    G 1640
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