• Short Summary

    'Endeavour' and 'Rainbow' racing for the America's Cup.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "PATHE GAZETTE presents first cinematography pictures to reach England of"

    Title dissolves into another title (continuation) reading: "The first and second Races for AMERICA'S CUP."

    United States of America (USA).

    Air shots of the two yachts and many little barges at sea. Mr Sopwith and Mr Vanderbilt exchanging greetings before the America's Cup yacht race (natural sound).

    America's Cup defender, yacht 'Rainbow' (skipper Mr Vanderbilt) and America's Cup challenger, British yacht 'Endeavour' (skipper Mr Sopwith) at sea during the first race.

    Various shots of the race, 'Rainbow' and 'Endeavour' sailing, quite close to each other. Several shots of the boats sailing. Very close race but Endeavour wins it.

    Paperwork states that this item contains he first and the second race but there is only footage of the first race here.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    797.10
    Media URN:
    8987
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:51:00 / 01:15:19:00
    Canister:
    34/77

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