• Short Summary

    Australian lifeguards test out motorised surf boat.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Power for Surf Boats".

    Australia.

    New motorised surf boat for lifesavers. L/S motor surf boat and the old rowing surf boat on the beach. C/U lifeguard putting fuel into the motor boat. C/U the 25 horse power engine. L/S as the motor boat is pushed into the surf, pan to the old surf boat being pushed into the surf beside it. The motor boat is already going out to sea while the lifeguards are still trying to launch to rowing boat. Various shots of two boats going out to sea through large waves - the rowing boat struggles, the motor boat moves through surf without difficulties.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1717.28
    Media URN:
    53327
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/04/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:35:00 / 01:47:30:00
    Canister:
    62/33

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