• Short Summary

    Plenty of spills in the German Water-Skiing Championships on River Main.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Water-ski thro' city.

    German Water-Skiing Championships on River Main, Frankfurt, Germany.

    Camera pans with water-skier being towed away from the quay, spray is thrown up as he gathers speed. M/S as he takes the jump. Camera pans with motorboat going along at speed. A skier takes the jump and lands perfectly. M/S pan as another skier goes over jump and almost falls, but regains his balance. Slow motion shot as skier goes over jump, lands and falls over.

    Another goes up jump, turns over sideways in mid air and almost goes into water head first. M/S as another skier loses his skis on landing. M/S skier approaching jump, he falls before he gets to jump and slides up the slope then topples over edge. C/U poodle dog in boat watching. M/S pan as another skier goes over jump and lands losing one ski, he continues along and slowly sinks below surface.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1770.23
    Media URN:
    54691
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:44:00 / 02:00:42:00
    Canister:
    63/68

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