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Liffey Canoe Race


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
16 Sep 1974
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Prince Charles Pilots Helicopter
  2. 2Antique Restoration
  3. 3Antiques Fair
  4. 4Liffey Canoe Race


Story No. within this Issue
4 / 4
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Liffey Descent. DESCRIPTION: White water enthusiasts in the International Liffey Descent Canoe Race. Competitors have a rough ride and many spill as they paddle their way through Starran Weir to the Trinity Boat Club, Dublin. SHOTLIST: 00’ GV river. SV pan canoeist going down weir No 92. SV pan No 99 going through rapids behind No 100. SV pan 94 going down weir, an upturned canoe comes into view, it bumps into No 94 and a head pops out of the water. LV canoeist going down weir. SV canoeist going through rapids. LV canoeist going through rapids. SV ditto (double canoes). SV pan double canoes racing. SV double canoes going through rapids. TV double canoe. LV canoeist on course. TV double canoe. GV bridge with crowd. TV double canoe. LV ditto on course. LV ditto No 12 TV ditto No 22. LV crowd. TV double canoe on course 14. LV double canoes going through rapids, one of them up turns, SV of the men floundering in the water. SV canoeist by an upturned canoeist waiting by him. LV double canoeists going through rapids, one up turns. GV canoeists going over weir. ENDS.
Republic of Ireland
Card file number
George Fleishchmann
Leonard Martin
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