• Short Summary

    Sailing down rapids in rubber dinghy in New Zealand.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Rapids shot for first time".

    New Zealand.

    Various shots rubber dinghy with four men aboard sailing on the Focka Hecki rapids. The dinghy starts to turn over. The upturned dinghy floats down towards camera with two men clinging to it and another two swimming towards the banks. Another four men trying to shoot the rapids - they almost turn over but manage to control it. L/S dinghy coming through the rapids towards camera, with men trying desperately to stop the dinghy overturning.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1589.21
    Media URN:
    51313
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:23:00 / 01:26:26:00
    Canister:
    59/58

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