• Short Summary

    Governor General of Australia attends the home made hovercraft race in Canberra.

  • Description

    Canberra, Australia.

    Title reads 'World's First Hovercraft Race'.

    MS. Governor General of Australia Lord De L'Isle has arrived to Canberra to watch the home made hovercraft race. Various shots at Lake Burley Griffin where competitors turn up with their crafts. The hovercraft have all been made privately by the entrants. After a short preparation they take to the water, some have difficulty. The race is won by Alan Hawkins in a beetle shaped craft.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 19/03/1964.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2681.13
    Media URN:
    79586
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:45:00 / 01:30:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 3903 C

Comments (1)

  1. Kristof says

    Small hovercraft from UK - www.airslide.eu

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