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  • Short Summary

    Speed boats and planes race each other.

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    A story which compares the speed of planes versus speed boats. A small crowd gathers by the edge of a lake where a seaplane is about to take off. Close shot of the plane from a boat as it moves along the water. Speed boat races the plane. Various shots of the plane from the boat and of the two racing along together. Aerial shot of the plane and boat racing. The boat is called Dart Craft.

    Shot of a buoy as the boat rushes past. The plane is called "Puss-Moth" and its pilot is the Master of Sempill. Shot of the plane in flight. The boat approaches the camera and turns. Shots of the plane coming into land. Shot of the boat on the water slowing down, the plane flies very close to it.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 649.

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    Film ID:
    904.10
    Media URN:
    15286
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:44:00 / 01:31:13:00
    Canister:
    EP 156

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