• Short Summary

    National Surfing Championships in Australia, and people using Aqua Karts in America.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Sports on water.

    Australia. National Surfing Championships, Bondi beach. Various shots surfers coming towards the camera, some are swamped by surf. M/S crowd watching. C/U of the present World Champion Surfer who is acting as a judge. L/S pan as the group of surfers come towards camera. Various shots as they surf, some fall off. M/S as two surfers almost collide but one of them twists away and falls over. L/S crowd. C/U of the winner Nat Young holding his Cup.

    Intertitle - 'California', America (USA). Various shots as a hydrocart known as the Aqua Kart is unloaded from trailer and put into the water. Various shots of a man trying to start the engine. He succeeds and the boat moves away from camera. Various shots as a group of carts come towards and past camera. C/U man's legs resting on the hood of the boat. L/S group of carts at speed. C/U driver. Various shots of carts speeding along on the sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1782.10
    Media URN:
    54990
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:23:00 / 01:15:01:00
    Canister:
    63/100

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