• Short Summary

    Stories in this item include a young skipping champion and a new type of yachting sail.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA - NO 19"

    M/S's of thirteen year old Miss Gladys Smithson of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear skipping on the spot at speed. The commentator says that she has recorded eight thousand revolutions an hour. Several more shots of Gladys skipping.

    L/S of the children using a model lifeboat on a lake. A small rocket is attached d to the front of the boat. The narrator says that this is to be used to "carry a model line to a model vessel in distress." M/S's of the rocket being fired from the small boat three times and failing every time. L/S of the lifeboat floating in the lake with numerous ducks and birds nearby.

    M/S's of new type of sail on a full size sailing boat. The sail can be wound around the main mast to reduce speed and simply unwound to increase it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1112.07
    Media URN:
    38724
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:55:00 / 01:14:55:00
    Canister:
    PT 254

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