• Short Summary

    Gwen Mills and a male opponent race their hydroplanes. St. Helens, Merseyside.

  • Description

    Hydroplane racing.

    St. Helens, Merseyside.

    L/S as 18 year old Gwen Mills climbs from bank into hydroboat. She puts her lifejacket on and adjusts tapes. C/U as she starts the engines. M/S as the boat cruises away. M/S of second boat. L/S through trees as boats roar by. L/S panning shot of boat approaching, going into broadside. C/U boat approaching. M/S side view of boat then broadside. C/U's of Gwen and her male opponent. Various shots as they race together and come to a halt.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1249.31
    Media URN:
    34142
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:22:00 / 01:50:42:00
    Canister:
    NP 205

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