Scenes from the wedding of John Jacob Astor VI to Ellen Tuck French at the Trinity Church in Newport, Rhode Island. People gather in large number at the ceremony. The married couples pose for the crowd.
Yachts in trails for America's cup races in Newport, Rhode Island. Men on a yacht named Columbia. A yacht named Weatherly underway. A flag of United States on the yacht. Men on Nerfertiti yacht. The trail race starts. The yacht underway. The yachts underway during the trail race.
Harold Stirling Vanderbilt's J-class yacht Ranger wins America's Cup in Newport, Rhode Island. Yachts sail in water during the race. Ranger underway. Crew members on the Ranger during the race. A woman and a man on a yacht. The woman looks through binoculars. A man smokes a cigar. Aerial view of the yacht sailing. Ranger wins the race by defeating Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith's Endeavour II by 4-0. The crew of the Ranger poses.
A yachting competition off the coast of Newport, Rhode Island. Several American yachts in water competing during the preliminary trials of the American Cup. The yachts moving on the water. A British yacht among the yachts. Men on the yachts.
Buildings in Newport, Rhode Island. A rocky shore and a driveway. Large buildings in a business district. Automobiles on a street. Pedestrians milling about on the street. A bunting draped house. Exteriors of a church and an inn. A streetcar moves on a road. A horse drawn carriage and numerous cars on a street. Exteriors of a mansion as traffic moves past it.
Yachts being given final cleaning and checks before the America's cup race, in Newport, Rhode island. In opening scene, the racing yacht, Intrepid, is seen up on blocks, and surrounded by scaffolding, in a boatyard. "Intrepid New York" is inscribed on her stern. Several men stand nearby. Next, the Australian entry, "Dame Pattie," is also seen out of water, as her crew hoses down and cleans her hull. Change of scene shows others of her crew washing her sails with a hose and long-handles brushes, in a pool, at Vernon Court, which is serving as their headquarters during the event.