• Short Summary

    Sir Thomas Lipton's racing yacht gets a repaint in dry dock before the America Cup.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Newport, USA. 'Shamrock V... impresses! Hear what America thinks of Sir T Lipton's challenger, all ready for the great contest against 'Enterprise' chosen defender of the America Cup."

    Newport, United States of America (USA).

    The 165 ft mast of the racing yacht Shamrock V rises high as she floats into harbour. Nice shots of the boat as she is lifted into a dry dock. Men work on the hull of the boat, cleaning and painting.

    Two shot of Colonel Neil and Skipper Hurd - two of the boat's crew. More shots of repairs. The two men chat about how happy Sir Thomas Lipton will be when he see the finished work. The two men are interviewed by an American about the boat's chances in the forthcoming race.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    721.25
    Media URN:
    6431
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/09/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:13:00 / 01:44:58:00
    Canister:
    30/28

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