• Short Summary

    Get Floating boat exhibition at Little Venice in London.

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    Paddington, London.

    GV. Regents Canal, Little Venice, Paddington. GV. Entrance to Paddington train station. AS. Sign 'Little Venice', pan to road leading to canal. LV. Entrance to the canal and boat show 'Get Floating' exhibition on water. Sign overhead reads 'Boat Afloat Show'. GV. & SV. Various types of boats on the canal. GV. Mr Ernest Marples, Minister of Transport, arriving by boat to open the show. SV. People watching. SV. Ernest Marples stepping off boat. SV. Mr Marples talking to sea cadets. Able Seaman Darkur from Sierra Leone. CU. Sea cadet Darkur. GV. Marples opening the boat show from bridge. LV. Sailing boats. Parker Marine Services Princess Class, retail at $690. CU. Pan up, hoisting sail. CU. Pan as the sailing boat gets away. BV. As the sailing boat sails down the canal. SV. Nigerian mobile houseboat 'Crestella'. SV. Nigerian at stern of boat. LV. Various types of craft. SV. Girl getting into the power ski - similar to water scooter. CU. Hands on control. SV. Starting motor on power ski. SV. Pan as power ski moves away up canal. CU. Ernest Marples watching. SV. Pan, power ski with girl operating moving down canal. GV. Canal with various craft floating about.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:37:00 / 01:15:12:00

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