• Short Summary

    Hydroplane racing and water skiing from Staffordshire and canoeing from Henley on Thames.

  • Description

    Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

    GV. Hydroplane racing at Burton-on-Trent.

    SV. Pan, Hydroplane "Janee" racing around turn. SV. Another Hydroplane racing around turn. SV. Two others racing around turn.

    LV. From boat, water-skier approaching platform Skis over. SV. Water-skier emerging from behind spray of boat. SV. Pan, water-skier being towed by teeth.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene "L")

    Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. Trials for British Olympic Canoeing Team.

    GV. Canoeist Dave Pegram of Manchester Canoeing Club negotiating obstacles (super sub.) & SV.

    GV. Crowd watching from bridge

    SV. Bill Crockett, Chertsey Canoe and Camping Club sailing broadside through obstacles.

    SV. Water rushing from weir SV. Pat Sheldon, Chertsey C.C. battling against current and sailing through obstacle.

    SCU. Girls in nautical uniforms watching.

    SV. Man overturning in canoe. GV. Another overturned canoe - two canoeists swimming alongside.

    (Title Scene "O")

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    8.13
    Media URN:
    26823
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:04:00 / 01:11:11:00
    Canister:
    52/42

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