• Short Summary

    Group of young women go yachting on scenic Norfolk Broads.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Homes Afloat".

    Girls go yachting on the Norfolk Broads, East Anglia.

    Various shots of yacht with all-women crew sailing on broads, passing windmills and scenic countryside. Point of view shot from yacht as it passes party of picnickers on river bank. M/S of three wholesome girls on deck. Point of view shots from boat of cows and ruined windmill. M/S of girl using cine-camera on bow of ship. Point of view shots of pub.

    Various shots of girls splashing about in broad, yacht moored in background. Various shots of girls cooking on camping stove on deck of yacht. Various shots of cows and ducks at water's edge. Various high angled shots of girls and guests (some male!) having picnic on boat. Various shots of girls washing up on deck of yacht.

    Various L/Ss of girls scrubbing decks and hauling ropes to raise sails. Various shots of woman in swimsuit climbing mast. More shots girls sailing. Narrator finishes with comment: "How would ya like to be a stowaway fellas?"

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:05:00 / 01:55:59:00
    PT 387

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