• Short Summary

    'White Hawk', a jet-driven speed boat, tries for the world's water-speed title but catches fire.

  • Description

    Windermere, Cumberland.

    MV. Jet boat - White Hawk in shed - Frank Hanning-Lee in cockpit - wife (Sheila Hanning-Lee, water speed ace) inspecting engines at rear. SCU. Hanning-Lee in cockpit. He is going to make an attempt on the Water Speed record.

    SV. Mrs. Hanning Lee talking to workmen. SV. People looking on. SV. Boat being hauled from shed. LV. People looking on.

    SV. LV. White Hawk gliding out to starting line. CU. Type. LV. White Hawk starting run. GV. White Hawk starting run. Boat stops. SV. Boat on fire. SV. Mrs. Hanning-Lee looking on. CU. Burnt rear end of boat. SV. Boat being towed alongside.

    (Mute. Neg.) (Title scene "E")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    26.45
    Media URN:
    27414
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:48:00 / 01:33:55:00
    Canister:
    52/71

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