• Short Summary

    The Power Ski, designed for use in sport, can also help a girl speed to her destination when she is late.

  • Description


    M/S of a bus stop sign, the camera pans down to a young woman walking up to it. She stops and looks at her watch. M/S of the road, there are no buses in sight. C/U of the girl looking around, she looks off to her left and walks out of the frame. M/S of the river Thames, a man is sailing up it in a Power Ski which is a small boat with a motor on the back, and a rail on the front which he uses for steering, he sails past the camera. M/S as the girl walks down to the river bank and waves to attract the man. C/U of her face as she smiles.

    M/S as the man sails up to where she is standing, a man in a bowler hat and mackintosh walks up behind her and pulls the boat into the bank, he helps the girl on in front of the driver, she waves at him and he steps back. M/S as the boat drives away, M/S of the man in the hat watching them. M/S as they sail up the river, C/U of their hands on the rail as he uses a lever to steer the boat. The boat speeds towards the camera. M/S of the two on the boat, she speaks to him.

    M/S of the back of the boat as it powers through the water. M/S as they come to a stop at her destination and she steps off the boat, she waves as he sails off again.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:29:00 / 01:45:09:00
    CP 371

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