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  • Short Summary

    The King's Bargemaster, Bill East, shows Cambridge cox, R. E. Swartwout, the tides on the Thames from Putney to Mortlake. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Showing him the best way home". R. E. Swartwout, the Cambridge cox, learns many a tip of the tricky Thames' tides from "Bill' East, the King's Bargemaster. Putney to Mortlake, London.

    M/S of Swartwout stood on the bank with Bill who points things out to him. M/S of them in a rowing boat with another man. Various shots as they set off down the river, M/S as Bill stops to point something else out to Swartwout who nods. M/S as they carry on with their journey.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    816.27
    Media URN:
    18828
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:34:00 / 01:36:40:00
    Canister:
    G 1685

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