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  • Short Summary

    Strange new pastime - "Turf Riding" - being dragged behind cars and motorbikes on a piece of wood.

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    Introductory intertitle reads: "No relation to grass widows - it's a new sport - "Turf Riding."

    High angle long shot of girls being dragged along grass on small boards towed by cars and motorbikes. "Just sit on the plank, imagine the turf is surf, and there you are - ! (But oh the bumps when the ground's rough!)" M/S of three girls sitting on the plank, car starts and the girls are towed along. Shot from the car of the girls being towed along - very shaky shot. High angle shot of the fun and games. There is a biplane in shot as the vehicles swing around so perhaps they are at an airfield.

    Aerial shots of the new sport. "Try it at your next Carnival." Shot from the ground of the sport, both the three girls being towed by the car and the man being towed by the motorcycle tumbling off their boards by the camera.

    Was originally an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 373.

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    Film ID:
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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:22:00 / 01:49:12:00
    EP 105

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