• Short Summary

    Farmers competitions which includes wheat pitching in Sydney, Australia.

  • Description

    Sydney, Australia.

    Full titles read: "DEXTERITY AND DARING AT SYDNEY SHOW"

    L/S's of Australian farmers competing in a wheat pitching contest in large stadium. Which involves throwing bags of wheat over a high pole with a pitch fork. Several shots of axemen chopping at large upright logs. They stick post in the crack they have made in the logs and climb onto it before starting to chop again and climbing further up. L/S's of the show jumping competition including a slow motion shot of the a rider taking a spectacular fall as his horse fails to clear the water jump.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1005.45
    Media URN:
    14238
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:16:00 / 01:50:37:00
    Canister:
    39/36

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