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  • Short Summary

    The King's yacht Britannia competes in Southend Regatta.

  • Description

    Southend, Essex.

    Title: "Yachting Season Opens. The King's Yacht - Britannia - with her new mast (almost as high as Nelson's Column) competes in Town Regatta".

    L/S of a yacht floating on a calm see taken from another vessel, sailors abseil down her rigging. L/S of four large yachts and two motor cruisers sailing past the camera. M/S of two yachts, a dinghy with dark sails drifts past in front of them. L/S of yachts of various shapes and sizes at sea, in the distance an ocean liner is anchored. One of the yachts is impressively large - is this the King's boat? L/S of a yacht taking around on its port side. L/S of a yacht sailing past a small light boat. M/S of a yacht sailing out to sea.

    Note: it it difficult to determine which of the yachts is 'Britannia'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    502.02
    Media URN:
    25800
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:12:00 / 01:02:18:00
    Canister:
    G 1302

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