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  • Short Summary

    Surfing championship at Porthtowan, Cornwall.

  • Description

    Cornwall.

    High angle long shot of the beach at Porthtowan, Cornwall, from the cliffs. MS. Competitors carrying the surfing boards down to sea at start of the surf championship. MS. Starter on beach with rifle and flag. Various shots of the holidaymakers playing in shallow waters. Various shots of the surfers during the competition. The waves are very poor and the surfers come in slowly. Some completely submerge as they fall off their boards. Various shots of the competitors and people on the beach watching competition or just relaxing.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 23/07/1967.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3196.19
    Media URN:
    89622
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1967
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:40:00 / 01:31:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 4286 H

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