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  • Short Summary

    A novel winter sport - ice boat yachting across a frozen lake in Canada.

  • Description

    Toronto, Canada.

    Title: "ON THE WINGS OF THE WIND. Ice boat yachting - the thrilling 100 miles an hour sport".

    L/S of a frozen lake, coming towards the camera are four dinghy-like contraptions which skid along the ice on skis, propelled by the wind in their sails. M/S of one of yachts skating past the camera on one ski. Various shots of yachts skidding past the camera. M/S of a yacht skating past, in the background is the industrial skyline of Toronto - factory chimneys can be seen belching out smoke.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    330.32
    Media URN:
    24233
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:56:00 / 01:45:43:00
    Canister:
    G 1059

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