Bangor Yacht Race

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Details

Location

Bangor

Year

1898

Source

Irish Film Archive

Format

black and white

Length

01min 13sec

Silent

silent

Courtesy

British Film Institute, Irish Film Archive

Rights Holder

British Film Institute

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Description

This film is significant as the first film that was shot by an Irishman, Belfast chemist Dr Robert Mitchell.

It features shots of the sailing course with the competing yachts passing the camera.

Title sourced from the Irish Film Archive

Notes

Title sourced from the Irish Film Archive  

Shot List

Long shots of the course with rowing boat and a buoy in the foreground (18). The competing yachts pass before the camera (30). Views of the empty course (74ft). Source: SIFT - NFTVA database.

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