• Short Summary

    Elizabeth Leeson sets out on 'Wee Monarch' to single-handedly sail the Atlantic. Torbay.

  • Description

    No title - Yachtswoman Elizabeth Leeson sets sail to cross Atlantic single-handedly. Torbay, Devon.

    Various shots of the sailing cruiser 'Wee Monarch' in harbour. M/S of Miss Elizabeth Leeson on board. C/U the bows showing the name 'Wee Monarch'. M/S Miss Leeson looking at chart on board. C/U chart. M/S as Miss Leeson coils up rope. M/S bows of the 'Wee Monarch', pan along to show Miss Leeson adjusting the sail. M/S of her on board with Commander Cyril Lund. C/U top of sail, pan down to show Miss Leeson and Commander Lund. C/U Miss Leeson adjusting sail. C/U of the stern of the 'Wee Monarch'. M/S of Miss Leeson now underway. Various shots as she heads out of the harbour.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2027.26
    Media URN:
    56228
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:00:00 / 01:39:47:00
    Canister:
    67/35

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