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  • Short Summary

    A sort of 'It's a Knockout' style competition on canoes and punts on River Thames.

  • Description

    Exact location unknown, somewhere on the River Thames.

    Title reads: "Bray's Heat Wave Regatta. Competitors in novel events positively enjoy involuntary immersions!"

    Various shots of an unusual tug of war involving two punts tied together. The crews on each punt row in opposite directions, trying to tip the opposition into the river. M/S of an obstacle race on canoes. Men scramble over a log lying across the river landing in their canoes which have been allowed to drift under. Various shots of game which involves teams in canoes chasing a large rubber ball about the river. People watch the shenanigans from the gardens of the Hotel de Paris.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    538.03
    Media URN:
    28100
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/07/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:50:00 / 01:04:53:00
    Canister:
    G 1311

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