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    "A favourite river sport is the run on light racing hydroplanes - 12 to 14 feet in length." L/S of various boats speeding across a lake. "Easily transportable, their 8 h.p. motors can propel them up to 28 miles an hour." M/S of man at quayside with his hydroplane. Another man stoops to talk to him. C/U of the motor on the back of the boat.

    (Image damaged by decomposition from this point onwards) Various shots of the hydroplanes racing each other. "On water more than anything you get the thrill of speed. Round she goes." More shots of the racing boats.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 652.

    Note: the print is rather dark.

    Safety print only.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/11/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    17734
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    986.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:11:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:15:00 / 01:15:32:00
    Canister:
    EP 274
    Sort Number:
    EP 274
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
  • Stills

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

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