• Short Summary

    Americas Cup Yacht racing watched by President Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Rhode Island. Australia V. America".

    Newport Sound, Rhode Island, United States of America (USA). Americas Cup Yacht racing.

    GV Boats assembled in Newport Sound. GV The American destroyer "USS Joseph P. Kennedy Junior". SV President John Kennedy and Mrs Jacqueline Kennedy aboard the destroyer.

    GV Boats in Newport Sound. GV 'Weatherly' and 'Gretel' under way. SV Wake of launch. GV "Weatherly" leading "Gretel". GV Gretel pan to Weatherly. GV Spectators' launches. GV Weatherly out in front, pan to Gretel. Air shot. Gretel in trouble after snapping a back stay. LV Weatherly rounding the marker ship. SV Man looking through binoculars. LV The two yachts with spinnakers flying and Weatherly in front. GV Weatherly coming in to finish. LV Weatherly coming in to finish, pan to Gretel. CU President and Jackie Kennedy. LV Weatherly lowering her spinnaker.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1731.29
    Media URN:
    53728
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:55:00 / 01:42:49:00
    Canister:
    62/77

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