A canoeing marathon along the river and through the woods.
Item title reads: "Paddle Your Own Canoe!. 100 entrants in first canoeing Marathon over full course of 26 miles."
M/S of a group of canoes on the water. Each canoe has one man in it using a kneeling stance to paddle. They come round a river bend in a large group. L/S down river with canoes paddling towards camera, one going at speed under a bridge. The water is almost like a mirror. The thin muscular men are then seen lugging their canoes up onto the
bank, followed by canoeists hauling and carrying their canoes overland, through the woods. They relaunch, watched by crowds on the bank, and from boathouses.
Note: VHS Sleeve indicates item as G 1431