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Water Daredevils

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Film Identifier: F.2005-01-0120
Run Time
0h 8m 20s
Format
16mm
Color
B&W
Sound
Optical
Date Produced
1952
Abstract
Various water antics are documented as the narrator comments and quips. Water skiing, comedic diving, dolphin tricks and a motor boat race through the bayou are all presented.
Log
00:00 - Titles. Var. people water skiing. Tricks and jumps off the ramp, pyramids. MLS and MS, camera PAN to follow people off the ramp. Men diving in MS, with much HA. They belly flop and strike silly poses, camera TILT DOWN to follow. 03:05 - A seal and dolphins perform tricks such as retrieving rings and jumping through hoops. MS from the side of the pool, and underwater footage of the animals. On a lake, var. angles of a woman on a surfboard pulled by a dolphin, and a little girl with a duck. People on sleds pulled through the water. Comedic sequence of a man and woman water skiing, as the man pulls a chair and a ladder out of the water to stand on. Var. MS and CU. 06:15-08:41 - Outboard motor boats race through the swamp, jumping ramps, crossing over sand bars and trying to jump trees with the occasional crash. Many angles, mostly MLS, following this high speed journey until the finish line.
Main Credits
Castle Films, inc. (is contributor)
Form
Short
Subjects
Sports
Water
Related Place
Rome (production location of)