• Short Summary

    Water-skiers practise for tournament in America and people have fun on rubber boats in Bondi.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Holland, Michigan, America (USA). Bondi, Sydney, Australia.

    Water-skiers practise for tournament in America and people have fun on rubber boats in Bondi.

    Various shots of girls on water skis, being towed at speed on lake Michigan, U.S.A. by motor launch. 3 men form a human pyramid on skis whilst being towed at speed. Various shots of water-skiers going over a ramp, some turn somersaults or lose their skis entirely, one boy manages to stay upright. They are practising for the fourth national water-ski tournament.

    Australian voiceover comes in.

    Various shots of bathers on rubber collapsible rescue boats of the R.A.F. type at Bondi, Sydney. They ride the waves in the boats, some turn upside down.

    Possibly connected with 46/62 - MD.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1487.04
    Media URN:
    70629
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:01:00 / 01:04:27:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 087

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment