• Short Summary

    The speedboat Miss England II is given her first run on Lake Windermere.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Windermere. 'Miss England II' is launched by Lord Wakefield, and Sir Henry Segrave tries out �25,000 'aristocrat of all motor boats', built to wrest record from America."

    Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria.

    Lord Wakefield makes a speech expressing his hopes for 'Miss England II'.

    The motorboat is moved out on to the waters of Lake Windermere. The engine is started and she moves away from the quay in a cloud of fumes.

    The speedboat is brought back in after a trial run.

    Sir Henry Segrave sits in the boat and gives his impressions (Sadly no sound).

    (Major Sir Henry Segrave died shortly after this item was released)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    711.28
    Media URN:
    6261
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:43:00 / 01:54:16:00
    Canister:
    30/3 aka G 1718

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