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  • Short Summary

    George Smythe - a mad Canadian - jumps from a bridge into the River Seine, with a canoe.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "Paris, France. For A Wager of 6,000 Dollars! George Smythe - adventurous Canadian - now canoe-ing to Rome - jumps from a Paris Bridge into Seine."

    Paris, France.

    George Smythe lifts kayak style canoe out of River Seine, he carries over his head.

    Long shot he climbs over the parapet of a bridge holding the canoe above him.

    Large crowds are watching from every available vantage point.

    Smythe leaps into the water and after being carried along in the current for a short while, climbs into his canoe.

    He canoes back to the bank, looking rather wet.

    Shot of him chatting with people.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    468.21
    Media URN:
    57940
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:14:00 / 01:53:18:00
    Canister:
    UN 55 Y

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