STK-ID 31444

Shot of contestants arriving with speedboats on trailers. Sequence on boats being lowered to water by crane. Shot of race officials consulting map of course. Sequence on engines being started, outboard engines on small hydroplanes, official giving signal, races begining. Shots of spectators urging their favorites on, some looking through binoculars, of man sleeping in sun, of baby lying in its crib. LSs, MLSs of small speedboats streaking around course in clouds of spray. Shot of boat being towed out of course. Shot of official waving flag to signify end of first event. Shots of hydroplanes racing intercut with shots of crowd of spectators on river bank. Shots of presentation of trophy to winner and of kiss from woman. (11/07/1950)


Excerpt from
Valleyfield Regatta
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield (Quebec)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080