• Short Summary

    Stories in this item include a motorised canoe and a fold up boat.

  • Description

    Note: Location of the events are unknown.

    Full titles read: "CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA - NO 34"

    M/S of a motorised canoe, the engine is attached to the side of the boat. M/S's and L/S's of the canoe being placed onto a river. Several shots of it's inventor steering the new invention down the river. The commentator says that it can reach speeds of 10 knots . L/S of the boat towing two other regular canoes.

    L/S's of two men carrying a folding boat. They open it up and place it in the river. A handle in the centre of the boat operates the propeller. Several shots of a man using the strange craft on a river.

    L/S's of a fly fisherman opening a large box to reveal an automatic sculler. He attaches the device to a pole which in turn attaches to the rear of his rowing boat. M/S's of the man on the river fishing and turning the boat at the same time. The man also demonstrates his duck shooting skills.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:37:00 / 01:37:59:00
    PT 269

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