• Short Summary

    Water festival on Danube in Budapest, Hungary.

  • Description

    Budapest, Hungary.

    Title in Hungarian 'Orszagos Sportnapok'.

    Various shots of flock of pigeons that have just been released in the air at square in Budapest. MS. People looking up. LS. Hydroplane racing on the Danube - this is the first event of the traditional water parade. Crowd looking from the banks, rooftops, windows, balconies etc. LS. Four girls on water skis carrying flags pass by. Massed crowd on river bank, pan to river. Various shots of water pageant passing camera, even a water ski kite. LS. Ground to air shot of Yugoslavian stunt man Dragujov hanging by his teeth from small aircraft, he is Yugoslavia's champion at this. LS. Small plane gives flying display. CU. The pilot, Hungarian Champion Jozsef Toth. Various shots of parachutist jumping from plane and landing in the Danube.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 20/08/1963. Hungarian voiceover.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2677.13
    Media URN:
    79482
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:31:00 / 01:39:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 3792 F

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