• Short Summary

    Launch of yacht for Alain Gerbault and his trip to the Southern Seas.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Sartouville. The Lone Novelist. Alain Gerbault off again to sail single handed in his 8 ton yacht to the solitude of the Southern Seas."

    Sartouville, France.

    Various people stand on deck of yacht as it is manoeuvred.

    LS of group of people on dock, presumably including Alain J Gerbault.

    A large bottle of champagne is smashed against the yacht to bless her. The bottle is swung by a Scout. Pan up the prow of the boat.

    The yacht slips into the water to the applause of the small crowd of well wishers.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    809.27
    Media URN:
    10618
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:35:00 / 01:43:24:00
    Canister:
    31/48

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