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  • Short Summary

    A four masted sailing ship, 'Hougomont' sails in towards port at Falmouth after a 124 day race from Australia.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Stirring Sea Race - recalling days of the "Cutty Sark"... as four masted Barque "Hougomont", one of the last of the Old Windjammers, reaches port."

    Falmouth, Cornwall.

    L/S of a four masted sailing ship on the sea. Several shots show men climbing up the rigging and pulling on ropes to let the sails down. More footage of the ship at sea.

    Intertitle reads: "Only a few hours separated her from her rival "Ponape" at end of their 124 day voyage from Australia."
    L/S of a man climbing high up in the rigging on the ship.

    Intertitle reads: '"Rolling home!"'
    M/S of the ship moving over the water on her way into port.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    726.23
    Media URN:
    34799
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:26:00 / 01:34:49:00
    Canister:
    G 1503

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