• Short Summary

    Footage of surf competition in Sydney in Australia.

  • Description

    Suer Surf Carnival. Sydney, Australia.

    L/S Beach scene with life savers marching along beach with flags parading in front of crowd. CU. of little boy watching with crowd at back. L/S Beach with crowd and life savers parading in front. L/S. Boat being pushed into sea C/U Boat as it heads into surf. C/U of boat with men rowing in heavy seas towards surf. L/S of boat as it is heading towards large wave coming inwards wave hits them completely covering boat and boat is swamped some of the men are tipped out and are climbing on to side of boat.

    L/S of another boat as it heads into surf this also is swamped and turns over and throws whole of crew into water boat remains upside down. L/S of two boats heading towards surf. C/U of boats being pounded by surf. C/U of boat heading into surf this appears to ride wave and stays upright. M/S of boat heading towards surf boat turn sideways heels over and occupants are thrown into water. M/S of with lots of swimmers heading in towards beach. M/S Crowd on beach watching. M/S of boat heading towards beach riding wave. M/S of boat riding surf boat turns sideways towards surf man at helm tries to straighten it but is thrown into water. M/S of boat riding surf but also swamped.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:52:00 / 01:10:33:00

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