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  • Description

    No title - man and canoe.

    Canadian canoeist George Smythe demonstrates rowing techniques. Location of events unknown.

    M/S of George Smythe carrying his canoe over his head into the water. He puts it down then rocks it about to get the water out. M/S as he expertly gets into the canoe. M/S of two men in uniform watching, various shots of George kneeling in canoe and paddling with one paddle. Various shots as he shows the different strokes. M/S of the men watching again. M/S as he stands on the edge of a diving board with his canoe over his head and jumps off, we see the slow motion descent into the water. He splashes in and the canoe lands by him. M/S as he pops up and swims towards it.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    42387
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1260.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:03:00 / 01:03:18:00
    Canister:
    NSP 123
    Sort Number:
    NSP 123
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities Entertainment & Humour
  • Stills

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

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