• Short Summary

    Marathon surf boats race in Australia.

  • Description

    Sydney, Australia.

    Various shots of the surf boats leaving the beach and riding the dangerous breakers on the Australian coast - start of the marathon surf boat race. LS. Boatmen pulling on their oars as the boats become clear of the surf and reach the open sea. LS. The boats racing around Shark Island, a dangerous rock. Closer shots of the boats weathering the surf on the way back to the shore. Some boats capsize or lose some of their crew.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2138.16
    Media URN:
    63570
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:54:00 / 01:49:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 1649 C

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