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  • Short Summary

    Scenes from on board and at the finish as all sizes of craft race from Southend to Putney.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " In a choppy 'sea'. Motor boats of all sizes and speeds compete in 50 mile trip up the Thames to Putney."

    Southend to London

    Side view of a small motor boat with two men on the deck, as it cruises along the river. There are cranes visible in the background. The boats cruise with barges to each side. M/S M/S of the back of a boat with Tower Bridge seen clearly in the background. A dingy is towed behind. There are various shots of motor boats and launches as they race and speed through the arches of Putney Bridge. Some go at quite high speeds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    682.38
    Media URN:
    33015
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:15:00 / 01:59:32:00
    Canister:
    G 1401

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