• Short Summary

    Men and women competitors take part in the strange sport of Water Tilting, Paris, France.

  • Description

    Paris, France.

    Full titles read: "THE WATER TILTERS. - Come with Pathetone now, to the famous Paris Lido Club, for a spot (very wet) of water tilting, regardless of - we watch for yourself !"

    L/S of women standing on the back of a raft in a swimming pool. A man rows the raft out into the centre of the pool and commence battle with another team. Two women try to push each other off the raft with a large stick (It's a little bit like jousting). Several shots of the contest underway , there are numerous shots of the competitors falling over board, and in some cases taking the raft with them. The event is enjoyed by a very enthusiastic crowd.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1068.17
    Media URN:
    37362
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/12/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:44:00 / 01:32:07:00
    Canister:
    PT 144

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