• Short Summary

    Boys from the Outward Bound School in Aberdyfi, Wales go mountaineering.

  • Description

    Aberdyfi, Gwynedd in Wales.

    The boys from the Outward Bound Sea School based at Aberdyfi are being taught a lesson in mountaineering. L/S teenage boys being led by river and over it by Vernon Walker. C/U boys looking at map and compass. They begin walking again towards their goal, Bird Rock near Tywyn (sp? Towyn).

    L/S Bird Rock and then shots of boys and instructor beginning ascent. C/U instructor begins the ascent. C/U boys following. Some mistakes are rectified such as putting hands up in high position. C/U Bill Lloyd, one of the boys. Low angle shot of boys climbing (v/o re discipline in school - lads from all walks of life meet on an equal footing at the school). Good shots of boys at the summit looking out to the countryside below.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    35.17
    Media URN:
    2130
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:02:00 / 01:44:46:00
    Canister:
    CP 043

Comments (1)

  1. robhill says

    II was on this film as a boy of 17-the one in red with dark hair and specs gazing into the distance at the end of the film. I will always remember the pathe photographer who went up this steep climb with black city shoes wielding a large camera. A brave (or foolhardy) man.
    Robin Hill

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