• Short Summary

    Crowds watch from a bridge as a group of canoeists negotiate a very rough river.

  • Description

    Canoeing in Germany - negotiating choppy water.

    Introductory intertitle reads: "This is a sport in Germany... and on a swift river full of rapids, only those with muscles and nerves of steel survive - "

    L/S of teams of two canoeing down a choppy river. They approach and pass the camera. Travelling shot of three men canoeing at speed. "Living dangerously just for the fun of the thing!" The canoeists hold their oars above their heads as they drop down a steep incline. The canoes are thrown around in the water. Several are capsized. Low angle shot of a large number of people watching the action from a bridge. More shots of canoeists getting a ducking.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1592.26
    Media URN:
    51236
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:45:00 / 01:58:20:00
    Canister:
    PSP 745

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