• Short Summary

    Americans win cross country marathon canoe race in Canada.

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    GV. Start of the three day marathon canoe race called "The Killer" - cross country race. LV. Canoeist going along, & CU. & CU. LV. Pan, canoeist going along very easy stretch, & LV. SV. Canoeist paddling along, & CU. GV. Canoeist going along river with logs in foreground, & SV. CU. Canoe passes under camera. LV. As the leading canoe (No 14 Gib McEachern and Norman Crerar from Manitoba, Canada) comes to bank and they step out to pick the canoe up. CU. Man watching. SV. Pan as the Canadians with canoe high on shoulders trot off. SV. The second canoe (No 15 with American crew) follows. The two men pick the canoe up over their heads and are drenched with water from it. LV. Two teams running down street. CU. Another team. LV. Pan, another team running through crowd lined street, & SV. CU. Pan, another man with his head in canoe, running. SV. Team running with canoe over rough country. SV. Pan as canoeists arrive back to the river and drop the canoe in. LV. Canoeists paddling on last stretch of the race, & SV. & CU. SV. Crowd gathered at finish as the leaders come along. SV. Pan the leading canoe No 15 coming along strongly. CU. Man looking through binoculars. LV As they pass winning post. SV. The winners congratulated by officials - American team wins. CU. One of the winning team. CU. As one of the team rests on his paddle.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:45:00 / 01:27:38:00

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