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  • Short Summary

    The huge sails of the red boats race in close formation in Devon.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "" The Red Boats Of Brixham". Famed in song and story - make glowing picture as they strive for championship at the Regatta."

    Brixham, Devon

    M/S of the race starter in a hat, standing on the side of a boat starts the race by firing two miniature canons mounted on the side of the boat. Various shots of the elegant yachts in full sail pass in front of camera. Various views of the race, as the yachts appear to sail very close together and make lovely shapes as they turn.

    Note: The sails almost fill the screen.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    696.05
    Media URN:
    33307
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:07:00 / 01:07:06:00
    Canister:
    G 1426

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