• Short Summary

    Australian beach life guards compete in surf carnival in Sydney.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Australia. Whilst we shiver ... Sydney revels in first gay surf carnival of the Season."

    Sydney, Australia.

    Shots of procession of teams of beach life guards from various parts of Australia. The teams march about carrying flags and wearing fairly old fashioned beach wear.

    Shots of beach rescue competition. The life guards run out down the beach. Good shots of life guards paying out rope over their heads. Shots of life guards rowing small boat out through waves. They then speed back in to shore.

    Swimmers race down beach to start sea swimming contest. The winner comes in and runs up the beach.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    697.39
    Media URN:
    6011
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:33:00 / 01:55:06:00
    Canister:
    33/16

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