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  • Short Summary

    A surf boat rowing championship for Australian lifesavers.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Title reads: "Surf Championships: Boat Crews Injured In Big Seas". Australian voiceovered newsreel material.

    North Steyne, Manley, Australia. A surf championship for Australian lifesavers.

    LS of beach and parade of Surf clubs. MS of the Corrimal team and others. LS of beach. MS of pretty girls in deckchairs. MS of start of surf boat race. CU of young couple watching. Various shots of race in progress. MS Boat overturns Various shots of race in progress. MS Three men in water. Various shots of crew carrying injured Wal Bienstein. out of water, onto waiting stretcher. Various shots of race in progress. MS Boat capsizes. Various shots of many boats capsizing in giant breakers.

    (F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 07/07/1955.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2688.09
    Media URN:
    79731
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:27:00 / 01:24:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 2752 D

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