• Short Summary

    Boys train for canoeing holiday in France with the Royal Marines.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Poole. Who's For France?"

    Poole, Dorset. Royal Marine Canoeists train for holiday in France.

    LV pan boys in canoes paddling towards and past camera. SV Ditto. LV as they go away form camera. CU pan as two of the canoeists. LV as they come towards camera the leading canoe turns over in the water and the two boys appear from under it. LV as they other canoes gather round. SV the upside down canoe floating on the water it is turned upright and the boys come up from under the water one swims to the back of the canoe and the other to the front. SV the boy at the back baling out. GV the canoeists in rough water. SV two of the boys in the water after their canoe had capsized. CU the two boys as they swim to the rescue craft. SV the boys being pulled aboard the rescue craft. LV crowd watching from the beach. SV the second boy being pulled of the water. GV canoes lined up on the quay waiting to be taken aboard their boat. CU boy pulling an anorak over his head. GV canoes being loaded aboard the boat. LV Ditto. GV people waiting as the boat pulls away. GV the boat at sea.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:18:00 / 01:12:36:00

Comments (1)

  1. Oldchippi says

    I was in the front of the capsizing canoe - the water was flippin' freezing!

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