• Short Summary

    Trawler and yacht sailing race off Devon coast for King George V cup - 'Torbay Lass' wins.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Torbay Regatta - Trawlers at Brixham".

    Devon.

    Various shots of large yachts and trawlers racing off Devon coast. We see boats lining up for start of sailing race. We hear race officials, sitting on an anchored vessel, count down from 10. A miniature cannon is fired. The race is for the King George V cup. Over shots of race, we hear the officials calling out the times of different boats. The officials have west country accents. 'Torbay Lass' wins the race, beating 'Valerian' (2nd) and 'Astra' (3rd). As 'Torbay Lass' sails passed camera, we hear her crew give three cheers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    891.17
    Media URN:
    13116
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:27:00 / 01:33:57:00
    Canister:
    36/68

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