• Short Summary

    'Sara' wins the Thames barge race - the first held since the end of the war.

  • Description

    Thames, Gravesend, Kent.

    GV barges lined up at start of race, & SV. CU starting gun. SV start of race. SV man on jib boom of 'Sara'. SV pan from man uncoiling ropes to helmsman of 'Sara'. GV race in progress. SV windless sails. SV man runs to stern of 'Sara'. Helmsman at wheel. LV 'Sara' ahead of field. SV 'Sara's' bows through water. GV 'Sara' rounding market ship at turn. SV B/V stern of 'Sara'. GV other ships approaching turn. SV sails. LV B/V 'Sara'. SV 'Sara's' crew hoisting more sail. B/V stern of 'Sara'. SV man on finishing boat. LV 'Sara' crosses line. CU gun. SV 'Sara's' crew with cup.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "H")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    78.04
    Media URN:
    49962
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:41:00 / 01:04:44:00
    Canister:
    53/38

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