A surf boat rowing championship for Australian lifesavers.
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.