• Short Summary

    A look at a sporting holiday where people can sail, play tennis or basketball and even wrestle as part of it.

  • Description

    Maidenhead, Berkshire.

    L/S sail boat on Thames at Bisham Abbey, various shots people sailing. M/S model boat on bank, a group of people are stood round. Various shots as instructor uses it to demonstrate sailing techniques. M/S another instructor showing boy in canoe how to use paddle, he hands it over and boy pushes off from side. M/S canoe capsizing and coming up again. M/S instructor on bank showing how to surface. L/S canoe capsizing again, boy pushes himself up right way.

    L/S high angle boats on river, pan across to three tennis courts. L/S two people having a tennis match, M/S girls watching. L/S as people run on and throw balls, various shots of people hitting them. M/S basketball game, various shots of the match. Various shots as boys stand and watch man demonstrate wrestling, M/S two boys in kilts wrestle. M/S as boy gets out of instructor's headlock, two boys practise it. Two men watch.

    Cuts exist - see separate record

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:33:00 / 01:04:51:00
    CP 462

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