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  • Short Summary

    The Reverend Sidney Swann is featured - he has invented new device for rowing boats.

  • Description

    "Just a few flaps - plus the action of the oarsmen - frees a boat from any water shipped - said the Rev. Sidney Swann" who is the inventor of a new device for rowing boats.

    C/U of the bottom of a boat showing a special flap which aids oarsmen to remove water from the boat. The boat is moved quickly backwards and forwards to show how the water is removed. M/S of the men shaking the boat. L/S of a rowing team in action. Closer shot of the team. As they row we can see water coming out of the back of the boat. C/U of the inventor.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 471.

    Note: flash-frame intertitles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    888.12
    Media URN:
    15116
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/04/1927
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:58:00 / 01:24:26:00
    Canister:
    EP 126

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