• Short Summary

    A bicycle powers a knife-grinder's tools and Harold Young's home-made sailing boat.

  • Description

    Titles read: "CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF".

    Various locations of events.

    A knife-grinder rides down a village street on his bicycle and uses it to power his knife-grinding tools. He also sits in the street and mends the wicker seat of a chair. (Location of events unknown.)

    Various shots of Harold Young with his 14 ft home-made sailing boat in a harbour. Harold travelled across the Atlantic in the boat from New York to the Azores. We see his living area and equipment, such as his sextant, storage hatch, stove, compass, and anchor. (Location of events unknown - could be the Azores?)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1204.25
    Media URN:
    15604
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:48:00 / 01:45:40:00
    Canister:
    PT 538

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