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    "Every year the Bavarian mountaineers come down to the rivers for a change in risks." L/S of crowds on a riverbank watching people climb into canoes. They are double canoes. One is pushed out into the river. L/S of the canoeists negotiating fast water passing under a bridge. Another couple pass the camera. M/S of canoe passing the camera at speed. "In these frail canoes they flirt with death and the rapid Isar River." M/S of more canoeists. The water is pretty rough. High angle shot of the canoeists passing underneath the camera and down a steep drop under the bridge. Various shots of the race.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial - issue number 445.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:59:00 / 01:17:17:00
    EP 303
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    EP 303
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  1. jamied says

    The exact location in the clip isnt clear, but the canoeists are negotiating parts of the Isar River, which runs between the Tyrol in Western Austria and Bavaria in South East Germany.

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