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  • Short Summary

    Scullers compete on the Thames for Doggett's Coat and Badge. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - First rowed in 1715! Thames watermen compete for Doggett's Coat and Badge. London.

    M/S of one of the scullers in his scull, he pushes away from the side. M/S of man wearing old military style uniform, he shouts through a megaphone, another wears a jacket with big badge on the side. L/S as the scullers start to row down the Thames.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    218.11
    Media URN:
    21901
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:16:00 / 01:20:51:00
    Canister:
    G 691

Comments (1)

  1. HDanil says

    The Gent with the megaphone is Aaron Fredrick \"Fred\" Pocock. He was the Doggetts official starter for many years. Father of the famed George Pocock, and Dick Pocock Doggetts 1910 winner.

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