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"Columbia" winning the cup

From Edison films catalog: The decisive moment in the great International Yacht Races is shown in this picture. Against a background of well defined clouds, the Light Boat is seen marking the finishing line in this great aquatic struggle. As the Columbia crosses the line, followed closely by the Shamrock, we see the steam from the whistle of the Light Ship announcing the well earned victory of the American yacht. 65 feet. 9.75.                                              
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Video Information
Year: 1899
Genre: Historical
Keywords: America's Cup races; Yacht racing--United States; Columbia (Yacht)Yachts; ActualitySports (Nonfiction);
Duration: 00:01:33
Color: No
Sound: No
Amount of Motion: Medium
Language: English
Sponsor: Thomas Edison
Contributing Organization: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division
Transcript Available: No

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Digitizing Organization: Library of Congress

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