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The King at Cowes. The International Yachting Week at Which His Majesty is Racing His Famous Cutter ‘Britannia’

Series

Series Name
Gaumont Graphic

Issue

Issue No.
1396
Date Released
7 Aug 1924
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Last Long Hop - American Flyers Leave Kirkwall on the Final Stages of Their Flight
  2. 2The King at Cowes. The International Yachting Week at Which His Majesty is Racing His Famous Cutter ‘Britannia’
  3. 3Sons of Britain. Monument to the Heroism of the New Zealand Troops Unveiled by King Albert at Fateful Messines Ridge
  4. 4Fun Fast and Furious - Motor Cycle Gymkhana at the Crystal Palace in Aid of King’s College Hospital
  5. 5Welsh National Eisteddfod. The Prince of Wales Inducted to the Gorsedd (Bardic Circle) at Pontypool

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 5
Summary
SHOTLIST: LV and MLV King on cutter, back partly to camera. MLV group of men pulling in anchor. LV crowd on quay. LV (good) of 4 cutters, one passes broadside on to camera. LV men pulling on rope. LV (good) of cutter with sails billowing. [SUBTITLE]: SHAMROCK’S ACCIDENT. A BROKEN SPAR BRINGS DOWN THE MAINSAIL ON SIR THOMAS LIPTON’S YACHT. MLV Sir Thomas (?) waves to camera. LV cutter. LV cutter with mainsail half down.
Keywords
Royalty; Ships and boats; Business and commerce; Sailing; Accidents and disasters
Locations
Isle of Wight; Cowes
Library number GR
7789
Length of story (in feet)
111
Story extras:

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