• Description

    Full title reads: "Caught by the Camera".

    Events take place in variety of locations.

    Various aerial shots of men swimming in River Danube. They are policeman from Vienna, Austria at annual water festival. There are large crowds watching from banks. Various shots of canoe race - men have to canoe under limbo pole. Various L/Ss of swimming race - swimmers have to pass through open ended barrels strung across river. Water has strong current - looks very dangerous.

    M/S of tightrope walking climbing ladder. Various L/Ss of circus artist performing on high wire - he walks holding a pole, sits at a table and chair balanced on wire and rides bicycle across wire. Amongst the crowd are a group of boys in lederhosen, suggesting we still have not left Austria.

    M/S of team of motorcycle stuntmen from Pennsylvania State Police (United States of America, USA). Panning L/S of 3 men standing on saddle of moving bike. Crowds watch from grandstand as team performs more cycle stunts.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:47:00 / 01:54:45:00
    PT 337
    Sort Number:
    PT 337
  • Appears in...

    toni & Rosi ar-lein Pre-War Vienna
  • Stills

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

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