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  • Short Summary

    Speed boat race in America, in which one boat sinks.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Speed Race For National Trophy. High powered craft in exciting contest for Gold Cup in America's premier Motor Boat Race."

    Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America (USA).

    M/S of speed boats racing over choppy water at high speed, rounding in front of camera. Various action footage of speed boats bouncing over water with daylight visible beneath them. M/S of boat sinking, one end sticking right up out of the water, watched by the crew in the water and in rescue boats. Some views of the action from the air, as the boats sweep round in curves.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    696.03
    Media URN:
    33305
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:24:00 / 01:03:58:00
    Canister:
    G 1426

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