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  • Short Summary

    Brighton Regatta features a boat race, policemen swimming in their uniforms, and boys trying to knock each other off rafts. Sussex.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Brighton Regatta. Novel aquatic events were bright features in annual festival. Sussex.

    L/S of several teams of rowers racing along in their boats at the seaside in Brighton. M/S of two boys trying to knock each other off a raft with long handled mops, one succeeds. M/S of a group of four policemen lined up on the bank, a baker stands next to them and covers one with flour. The policemen dive in and start swimming, they are still wearing their uniforms and helmets, they reach a boat then turn back.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    796.06
    Media URN:
    36011
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:13:00 / 01:10:07:00
    Canister:
    G 1624

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