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  • Description

    Stourbridge, Worcestershire.

    Canal Rally is the focus of this story. Various shots of canal boats being cleaned, chrome being polished and ironwork being painted. Boats are decorated with fake flowers and bunting. The highly decorated boats mooch up and down the river. Local mayors are taken for a trip. Narrator mentions the Inland Waterways Association and their bid to keep the canals open. Good C/Us of some of the skippers of the boats.

    Game is played where men in two rowing boats try to knock each other into the water - a jousting match.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3100
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    201.08
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:18:00 / 01:43:50:00
    Canister:
    CP 413
    Sort Number:
    CP 413
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    canals Canals
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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