• Short Summary

    Mr Scott Paine, with his speedboat Miss Britain III, leaves for Italy.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MISS BRITAIN III - Scott-Paine's speedboat leaves Southampton for Italy."

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    Speedboat Miss Britain III is towed through water - presumably to be loaded to a ship. Mr Scott Paine talking into the camera. He is saying goodbye at his departure for Italy where he is to challenge Italians in water speed record bid. He talks about chances of his success as well as the Italians' new 'last minute surprise' boat.

    Speedboat Miss Britain III being lifted up and loaded on the ship.

    Mr Paine introduces his mechanic Gordon Thomas (sp?) and Steve Riggs (sp?) who looks after the ship and its equipment. They are going with him on this trip.

    Close up shot of a board which reads "Miss Britain III, Mr. Hubert Scott-Paine, Circolo Motornautico di Venezia, Venice, Italy. Per. S.S. Marnix Van St. Aldegonde."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    789.20
    Media URN:
    8840
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:16:00 / 01:35:07:00
    Canister:
    34/73

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