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    Balestrier and Pruett of Italy win international powerboat race at Southsea.

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    No title. Wills International Powerboat Race at Southsea, Hampshire.

    Various shots start of the race. Various shots boat No. 4, "Red Tornado", in the lead. It is driven by V. Balestreoli and D. Pruett of Italy. Various shots No. 021, "Melodrama", driven by J. Galliford and M. Dennis, moving at speed. Various shots No. 291, "Hellfire", driven by D. Stableford and V. Eldridge, moving at speed. General shots of race. Various shots No. 89, "White Tornado", driven by F. Consentino and M. Vanderburg of Italy, in second position. Various shots No. 07, "Volare 11", driven by J. Beard and C. Curtis. This boat has twin hulls and is in third position. Various shots No. 350, "Avenger 100", driven by T. Makinen and P. Watson. L/S leader, No. 4, moving at speed. Various shots No. 89 in second place. M/S No. 4 nearing finishing buoy. Zoom back to L/S ditto. L/S as No. 4 passes finishing buoy. L/S No. 89 finishing second. L/S the winners of No. 4, V. Balestrier and B. B. Pruett of Italy.

    Note: could be Wills' International or Will's International - paperwork missing so no confirmation as yet.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:21:00 / 01:47:36:00

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