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    Dinghy sailing on the River Thames in Buckinghamshire.

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    Bourne End, Thames Valley, Buckinghamshire.

    Title: "Cowes - on Thames. Welcome return of Summer weather at Race for the Queen's Cup".

    M/S of a row of sailing dinghies moored to a jetty, people on the decks pulls ropes and unfurl sails. Various shots of same boats sailing about on the River Thames, with scenic view of hills and cows grazing on meadows in the background. The boats appear to be taking part in a regatta; they sail around a marker buoy.

    After a few seconds of spacing, item resumes at 01:04:38. More shots of dinghies sailing about rural bit of the Thames; very leisurely and idyllic looking. M/S of a rotund man standing on the jetty with his back to the camera. He is looking at a woman polishing the woodwork on a moored dinghy. More shots of sailing. M/S of people on the deck of the ship, a large women walks past carrying an oar. Various shots of the large woman and her crew paddling her boat away from the jetty. M/S of an elderly couple on their boat, together they hoist up the sail. More shots of sailing.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:10:00 / 01:06:04:00
    G 1304

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