Venice Holds Water Taxi Derby 1948

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    Full title reads: "VENICE HOLDS WATER TAXI DERBY".

    Venice, Italy.

    Aerial view of Venice. Close up shot of figurehead on prow of gondola. General view of gondolas on canal. Top shot of large gondola with crew rowing, getting ready for the traditional race. Pan along mass crowds in barges and along the banks of canal. Crowded waterway. Long shot of gondolas being propelled down stream. Air shot of crowded canal. High angle long shot of gondola race in progress. Gondola being propelled through water. Long shot of gondola race in progress. Gondolas rounding pole in centre of stream. Air shot of Venice. Long shot, gondolas rounding bend in canal. Gondola being propelled under bridge. Long shot of crowd looking from balcony. Long shot, pan, crowded waterways.

    Note: Some good shots of Venice from air.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46894
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1438.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:22:00 / 01:09:27:00
    Canister:
    48/76
    Sort Number:
    48/076
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