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  • Short Summary

    The Honourable Mrs Mary Bruce races across the English Channel and back in an outboard hydroplane. Dover, Kent.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Across the English Channel and back in 107 minutes. Pathe Gazette presents only pictures taken of the Honourable Mrs Victor Bruce's single-handed, daring record-breaking cross-Channel dash in a light outboard hydroplane. Dover, Kent.

    M/S of Mrs Mary Bruce standing by her boat 'Mosquito'. C/U as she puts her hat on. M/S as she is lifted into the boat, she waves and pulls the ropes. M/S as it sets off. Various shots of her speeding across the water. M/S as her husband kisses her after the journey, she smiles. M/S as she is carried ashore from the boat, she waves. M/S of her sat at the wheel.

    Note: The Hon Mrs Victor Bruce was, before her marriage, Mary Petre. MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    742.33
    Media URN:
    35086
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:47:00 / 01:43:24:00
    Canister:
    G 1537

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