• Short Summary

    First World Open Surfboard Championship is held in Australia.

  • Description

    Manly, Australia.

    Title reads 'Midget Regains World Board Riding Title'.

    LS. Australian surfer "Midget" Farrelly and Californian surfer Joey Cabell riding high waves on the surf at Makaha, Hawaii during the 1963 surfing championships. CU. Trophy for 'First World Open Surfboard Championship' which is taking place at Manly, Australia. Aerial view of Manly and the beach. Various shots of the surfers including Midget Farrelly preparing their boards. MS. Starter firing gun. Various shots of the surfers mainly from America and Australia competing. The championship is won by Midget Farrelly and he receives the trophy.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 21/05/1964.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2689.06
    Media URN:
    79748
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1929
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:19:00 / 01:25:31:00
    Canister:
    UN 3910 C

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This clip is currently dated 1929. However the year of filming is actually 1964!

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