• Short Summary

    Prince Rainier and Princess Grace attend Royal Regatta at Henley, Oxfordshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Royal Regatta.

    Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.

    Various shots numerous boats rowing on the river at Henley. M/S's long covered barge with steam engine in middle. M/S family in boat which looks like a car. Various shots of people at the riverside, including several fashionable young women in fantastic hats. M/S's Sir Robert Menzies at the Regatta, C/U as he winks at camera.

    C/U Princess Grace (formerly film star Grace Kelly) and Prince Rainier of Monaco arriving, both wearing sunglasses. C/U Princess Grace smiling and talking. M/S of the start of the Grand Challenge Cup between Ratzeburger of Germany (furthest from camera), and Vesper from America. M/S crowd watching. M/S as the Germans row past the post first. M/S of the German crew collapsing after the race.

    M/S of the start of the Diamond Scull race between D. M. Spero of New York and H. A. Wardell-Yerburgh of Bristol. M/S crowd watching. M/S as Spero comes in to win. M/S Spero. M/S start of the Thames Challenge Cup between Isis and Nottingham Britannia. M/S crowd watching. M/S as Isis pass the post to win. M/S of the two crews drifting along.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:18:00 / 01:02:19:00

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