JO BETTY CARSTAIRS

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First pictures of Miss Carstairs' hitherto secret speedboats.

Full titles read: "Woman's Speed Boat Challenge - First pictures of Miss Carstairs'... hitherto secret motor-boats... fitted with 1,000 h.p. Saunders-Napier aero engines... to recapture Trophy held by America for Britain."

East Cowes, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.

Side and rear of a new speedboat. This and another speedboat side by side on the quayside as men unhook ropes from under the boats. Miss Carstairs is seen sitting in one boat with a man in a cap; two other men sit in the boat next to them. Miss Carstairs in the boat as she smokes a cigarette - she looks quite mannish, in a masculine jacket and short hair cut.

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Year 1928

Reference number F102076

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series Pathe Gazette

Place of Production UNITED KINGDOM

Genre Newsreel

Duration 0:00:52

Production company British Pathe

Viewing locations Digital file available to view at medialibrary, Wellington