• Short Summary

    A new design allows water skiers to control their own speed and direction.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Germany. Scooter On Water Skis".

    SV Pan, man on single ski jumping off a bank into the water and is towed away by the ski scooter. SV The Wankel-engine of the ski scooter. SV The prop of the engine under the hull of the ski scooter. CU The operating leavers. SV Pan, as one of the skiers is pulled away from the bank. LV Pan, as a man is towed along sitting on ski glider, when he stands up, he carries on his water skis leaving the glider behind. SV One of the men demonstrating a start out of the water after a spill. SV Skier appears from above camera over the jump. LV Pan, another skier coming along and going over the ski jump at this point the ski craft is towing two men, the one jumping on a long tow rope and one gliding the ski scooter. LV One of the men coming fast towards camera zig zagging on the water. GV Elevated two men criss crossing in the water. (2 shots). GV Two men criss crossing in the water at terrific speed (camera under speed). LV Pan, one of the men coming towards camera jumping up and down making high splashes in the water.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:26:00 / 01:37:28:00

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