• Short Summary

    Work on the boat "Miss England III" - being prepared to attempt a speed record.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hampton. Good luck ... Kaye Don and Miss England III! Britain wants that speed title this year - to complete the collection!!"

    Hampton on Thames, Greater London.

    Man stands in front of entrance to boat workshop. He is going to show us the progress on "Lord Wakefield's new boat "Miss England III"."

    Shot of men working on boat in workshop. The boat is being built by Thorneycrofts. Work continues with sanders and planers etc while the voice over describes the dimensions of the boat. (Sound track runs out). Men working on the bow of the boat. (Sound Track back in). The voice over describes it as a hydroplane and says that it will be fitted with Rolls Royce engines.

    Cuts back to the man describing the boat (is this Kaye Don ?) He talks about the amount of work that goes into the propellors.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    669.14
    Media URN:
    4914
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:20:00 / 01:20:44:00
    Canister:
    32/31

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