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    Maroubra, Australia.

    Excerpt from commentary - girls from metropolitan and country surf clubs hold their 1st carnival at Maroubra, usually 5,000 attend mens surf carnivals but today 8,000 are here. There are 300 girls (women) in the march past. They don't only look decorative either! They can save lives - and what a pleasure for a drowning man.

    CU. Contestants. LS. GV. Lifesavers marching along beach. MS. The Manly contingent marching past. LS. GV. March past.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Note: it is a good example of (apparently) unconsciously patronising pre feminist commentary.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    67622
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2494.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:15:00 / 01:28:43:00
    Canister:
    UN 2538 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 2538 E
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    Categories
    Entertainment & Humour Religion & Politics
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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