• Short Summary

    The finals of the annual barrel jumping contest in New York.

  • Description

    New York, USA (United States of America).

    The finals of the annual barrel jumping contest in progress. SV. Skater jumping row of barrels, pan as he slides up to snow ramp. SV. Skater leaping barrels. SV. Front view, another skater jumping. They all end up on their behinds. LV. Another jumper, he almost manages to stay upright, but he falls. SV. Another jumper. SV. Another barrel being added. LV. Barrel being added, now 15 barrels. SV. Jumper lands on barrels and slides towards edge. LV. Leo Nelle of New York clears all barrels, slides towards ramp - 28 ft. ins. - world record. CU. Leo Nelle.

    (F.G.) (Orig.K.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    501.27
    Media URN:
    30403
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:30:00 / 01:33:07:00
    Canister:
    55/5

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