• Short Summary

    REGATTA TIME IS USUALLY HELD DURING A LONG SPELL. FOR THE TERRITORIANS OF ALICE SPRINGS,?

  • Description

    1.
    PAN PEOPLE ON BANKS OF TODD RIVER
    7 ft

    2.
    MS BOAT
    8 1/2 ft

    3.
    MS'CAPTAIN HORNBLOWER' AND GROUP
    11 ft

    4.
    PAN FIRST HEAT OF EIGHTS, (ABORIGINAL TEAM WINS)
    17 1/2 ft

    5.
    CA CROWD
    18 ft

    6.
    LS SHOWING DIRT CONTEST INTO GALLON DRUMS
    20 ft

    7.
    MS SHOVELLING
    22 ft

    8.
    CU MEN SHOVELLING (TWO SHOTS)
    25 ft

    9.
    MS SCENE CROWD SHOVEL
    27 ft

    10.
    CA CROWD
    28 1/2 ft

    11.
    MS GIRLS MARCHING
    30 ft

    12.
    CU MAN LEADING GIRLS, FLAG SKULL AND CROSSES BONES
    31 ft

    13.
    MS WATCHING MAN IN TREE
    32 ft

    14.
    ;PAN FINAL OF EIGHTS (ABORIGINES WIN) PAN TO BOAT
    40 ft

    15.
    CA GIRL ETC.
    41 ft

    16.
    PAN YACHT RACE - APEX AND ROTARY - EACH GO OPPOSITE WAYS AROUND COURSE, ZOOM INTO TACKING TILL FINISHES
    57 ft

    17.
    CA CROWD CLAPPING
    59 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/YA/RBI


    SPORT: ROWING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: REGATTA TIME IS USUALLY HELD DURING A LONG SPELL. FOR THE TERRITORIANS OF ALICE SPRINGS, WATER IS THE LAST THING THEY ARE LOOKING FOR WHEN THE ANNUAL HEAD OF THE RIVER EVENTS ARE HELD ON THE TODD.

    A STEP-IN BOAT AND THE TODD RIVER PIRATES ARE READY TO SAIL THEIR DUSTY MAIN. THE GLAMOUR EVENTS ON THE PROGRAMME WERE THE HEATS FOR THE EIGHTS. RUNNING IN FOR A STRONG WIN WERE AN ABORIGINAL CREW.

    FOR THE LANDLUBBERS WHO DIDN'T FANCY THEIR SKILL IN THE WATER PROGRAMME THERE WAS THIS DIGGING CONTEST, HELD NATURALLY ENOUGH IN THE MIDDLE OF THE RIVER.

    AT THIS YEAR'S REGATTA WERE A NUMBER OF OVERSEAS VISITORS WHOSE BRITANNIA AIRCRAFT HAD BEEN FORCED TO MAKE AN EMERGENCY LANDING AT ALICE SPRINGS.

    THE FINAL OF THE EIGHTS. A CLOSELY FOUGHT CONTEST BETWEEN THE AMMOONGUNA NATIVE SETTLEMENT CREW AND THE FEDERAL FOOTBALL TEAM .. AND IT'S A WIN FOR THE ABORIGINES.

    THE CLIMAX OF THE DAYS REGATTA WAS THE CHALLENGE YACHT RACE BETWEEN TWO LOCAL SERVICE CLUB CREWS. TACKING IN A SLIGHT BREEZE, THE CONTESTANTS FOUND THEIR CRAFT HEADING IN DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS. WITH ALL THE CONFUSION OF A NEWPORT EVENT, IT WAS HARD TO TELL WHICH SKIPPER WAS IN THE LEAD.

    THE ROTARY CREW CAME IN FIRST BUT WAS LATER DISQUALIFIED ON A PROTEST.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEXCX0HYAVLJ9FHTY7ZXEFX9U3
    Media URN:
    VLVAEXCX0HYAVLJ9FHTY7ZXEFX9U3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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