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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the changing fashions at Henley Regatta over the years.

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    Henley Regatta yesterday and today - Fashions.

    Flashback regatta CU woman in flowered dress; hat; w/ flowered parasol; 2 men turning round in small rowboat in bg. Actually this woman who's twirling umbrella et.; Looks more like a man in drag! She is sitting in back of boat; tracking shot as boat moves along on river; under bridge. GV scene w/ a lot of couples in small boats; crowd on shore in bg. Pan around area; boathouses at water's edge.

    The parasol woman sitting in boat w/ man; by dock; they he starts to row away to left. Tracking shot moving past a bunch of people in boats. Then the bunch all paddle along close together - like traffic jam - along the edge; crowd in bg standing - all the people are dressed in old-fashioned Victorian costumes; 1890s-1900's. Women in long white dresses;hats w/lots of decorations. Bouncy shaky cam shot of boats; w/ people standing up. Long boat passing.

    CU woman. C/U standing in boat; w/ others in bg - excitement; watching for racers. Shots of boats getting into position. Parasol lady - C/U then M/S she gets into boat. Ends w/ GV of all the boats lined up making a wide strip stretching off down river; as the people watch the racers approaching. Recreation; sports. Fashionable set; upper-class. Several blank frames follow.

    Shot from across river. Team carries long boat to water & put it in. Team shove off from bank. Crowd in bg moving from rt. Boat starts to move left on river; takes off.

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    Film ID:
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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:05:00 / 01:38:38:00
    ON 229 E

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