• Short Summary

    Yachts and motor cruisers on exhibition at the Daily Express National Boat Show, Olympia.

  • Description

    Olympia, London.

    GV. Olympia (title super over). GV. Interior, boats on display at the Daily Express National Boat Show. CU. Boy wiping over propeller unit in readiness for show. SV. Boats on stands. SV. Two girls getting into the new 'Pixie' folding canoe and assembling paddles. SCU. Coracle maker Mr J. C. Thomas, shaving and bending one of the struts of the coracle. SC. Two girls with the 'Pixie' canoe now folded up. They are placing it on a dummy car roof. CU. Mr Thomas threading struts of coracle together. SV. Mr Thomas with completed coracle and paddle. He lifts it and carries it on his back in the traditional manner of Welsh coracle fishers. Top view of a girl messing about with ropes on deck of the largest yacht on the show. GV. The largest yacht. SV. Donald Campbell, the world water speed champion, inspecting marine engine.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    559.22
    Media URN:
    31584
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:58:00 / 01:47:59:00
    Canister:
    56/1

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