• Short Summary

    Good footage of canoe race in South Africa.

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    News From Africa. Alexandra Park, South Africa.

    L/S Contestants in the Marathon canoe race from Pieter- maritzburg to Durban carrying the canoes towards the Umgeni river. L/S Elevated crowds on the river banks. L/S Contestants rushing into the river with their canoes at the start of the race. L/S The canoes getting under way. L/S Canoes moving down river. L/S Rapids. L/S Canoes coming towards the rapids. C/U Boys watching from bank. L/S Contestant having stepped out of his canoes to get over the waterfall. L/S one of the contestants coming away from the rapids. C/U Girl watching. L/S Pan. Two contestants Roe and Fisher crossing the finishing line to dead heat for first place.

    L/S The Amphibious Home of the Kay Family rumbling towards camera. L/S Pan the rear showing Chinky the two year old lioness which is the Kay families pet being held on chain by a native helper. L/S Twnt which is the Kay Families last camp before they get back to Bulawayo C/U Robert Kay seated outside the tent pan to his wife who is trying. L/S Chinky at a water hole. L/S Mrs. Kay giving her husband a haircut. L/S One of their sons Tristram aged nine cuddling and stroking chinky. L/S Their other son Oliver cooking over a fire. L/S Mr. Kay cuddling Chinky.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:05:00 / 01:18:22:00

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