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  • Short Summary

    New steam barge demonstrated on river.

  • Description

    New Type of Steam Barge.

    Location of events unknown.

    7 men (dressed in suits apart from the driver) ride in a steam barge / boat on a river in industrial area. Boat is about 25-30 feet long & has roof on poles over midsection. Looks like a demonstration for the men in suits. The barge is called 'Hotchkiss'. 1 man controls lever & wheel; and another stands by some machinery in the middle of the boat. Shot of boat coming under small bridge toward camera. Boat turning around; boat heading down river; in urban area; buildings up against water; some loading docks.

    Cut to shot panning on exhibition hall at boat show; many types of boats displayed on platforms w/ signs; flags; pennants; etc. Banner advertises 'Salter Bros Ltd - Oxford'.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:27:00 / 01:32:22:00
    ON 364 D

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