• Short Summary

    Various shots of an 8-year-old water skier and the world breaking record jump of Dick Binettee.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    American Newsreel item. Title reads: "National Water Ski Championships!"

    Lakeland, Florida, United States of America / USA

    Various shots of Martha Ann Williams, an eight year old prodigy, in action during the thirteenth Water Ski Championships, skiing sideways, backwards and on one ski. CU Spectators watch through binoculars. Various shots of the jumping competition, one competitor crashing during high jump. LS Dick Binettee breaking world record at 125 feet. LS. Woman crashing and sinking slowly into the water.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 29/08/1955.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2808.07
    Media URN:
    82235
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:06:00 / 01:20:48:00
    Canister:
    UN 2784 D

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