Detail

Title ID 1113Collection ID17
Title[Thames Barge Match]
Date[ca. 1930s]
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
KeywordsBoats Racing Rivers Ships
Location
LocalSheerness
RegionalKent
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionMr. Roberts
CameraMr. Roberts
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Duration2min. 25sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This short amateur film predominantly features scenes of the annual Thames Barge March sometime during the 1930s. Traditional Thames sailing barges are seen on the Thames Estuary off Sheerness along with Royal Navy warships; skippers are seen posing for the camera. The end of the film includes brief shots of a domestic garden and a Dalmatian dog.