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  • Short Summary

    People in dressed as Chinese pirates put on humorous display crowds at Clacton on Sea, Essex.

  • Description

    Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.

    Full titles read: "BRIGHTENING OUR REGATTAS! - Wun Lung & his Chinese Pirates lured by smell of birds nest soup destroyed by volley of hambones and Clacton Rock.

    Humorous item. Various shots of people in fancy dress on board a number of rowing boats just of the seashore. The pirates through a variety of objects at each other and appear to be waving and shouting abuse. One man is even thrown overboard!

    L/S of the the boats attacking a larger boat with a sail. L/S's of captured pirates being led ashore by policeman with a funny comedy walk! Despite being chained together rival pirates still attempt to fight each other on the beach. The large crowds look on.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    278.16
    Media URN:
    23161
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:11:00 / 01:19:36:00
    Canister:
    G 902

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