Needs 5 Ratings

'Columbia' and 'Shamrock II': Starting in the Third Race (1901)

This is the banner picture of them all and it almost defies description. The yachts crossing the line in this race follow tactics heretofore unknown in the cup races. As both boats went ... See full summary »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

What You Missed at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

From the madness of the convention floor to the emotional panel reveals and star-studded interviews, catch up on all the unforgettable sights from Comic-Con.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

Edit

Storyline

This is the banner picture of them all and it almost defies description. The yachts crossing the line in this race follow tactics heretofore unknown in the cup races. As both boats went over the line the balloon topsails were shaken out and the spinnaker sails were set. The yachts were close to our camera when these sails were given to the winds, and the effect is most beautiful and adds one hundred per cent to the picture. Immediately the spinnakers and the balloon topsails catch the wind the yachts are seen to leap forward in the water as though propelled by steam. Our panoramic camera is here set in motion and the yachts are followed until they have almost passed out of sight. Written by Edison Catalog

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

number in title | See All (1) »

Genres:

Documentary | Short

Edit

Details

Country:

Release Date:

October 1901 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page