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WATER PATTERNS

Water Patterns (1929)

Short segment of film showing synchronised swimming.

THRILLING TANK DISPLAY

Thrilling Tank Display (1925)

The power of the tank is shown in a display in Poole, Dorset.

'SCEPTRE' PREPARES

'sceptre' Prepares (1958)

The racing yacht 'Sceptre' in Poole Harbour - it is preparing for the Americas...

BERLIN AFTER WAR

Berlin After War (1940)

Woman demonstrates her diving ability.

£150,000 FOOTBALL POOLS WINNER aka £150,000 POOLS WINNER

£150,000 Football Pools Winner AKA £150,000 Pools Winner (1961)

Family of Pools winner pose...

DOPLHINARIUM - OXFORD STREET

Doplhinarium - Oxford Street (1971)

Dolphins doing tricks in small indoor swimming pool.

SWIMMING POOL

Swimming Pool (1972)

Boys learning how to swim and save others from drowning at indoor swimming pool.

CHILDREN SWIMMING

Children Swimming (1971)

Various shots of children paddling in large outdoor pool

SWIMMING BATHS

Swimming Baths (1917)

People dive and swim in pool.

EGG AND SPOON WATER RACE

Egg And Spoon Water Race (1936)

Girls swimming with eggs on spoons in their mouths.

WHO'S FOR FRANCE?

Who's For France? (1961)

Boys train for canoeing holiday in France with the Royal Marines.

POZZUOLI'S VOLCANIC AREA

Pozzuoli's Volcanic Area (1949)

A look at the volcanic area at Pozzuoli near Naples, Italy.

LIFE SAVING DEMONSTRATION

Life Saving Demonstration (1965)

Excellent shots of young people demonstrating varous life-saving...

BILLIARDS CHAMPION

Billiards Champion (1920)

Shots of the billiards champion 'Melbourne Inman'.

SNOOKER

Snooker (1910-1920)

Men play snooker in a club.

THE MAYOR MAKES THE PLUNGE

The Mayor Makes The Plunge (1933)

The Mayor of Guildford opens new swimming pool - by diving in.

SWIMMING ENTHUSIASTS

Swimming Enthusiasts (1935)

Children demonstrate life saving techniques and high board diving skills at...

LIKE HUMAN SWALLOWS

Like Human Swallows (1931)

Scenes from the French national diving competition.

THE SUPER BATH

The Super Bath (1930)

Continental swimming pool - the very latest with restrooms and "cabins".

NEW BRITISH SPEEDBOAT

New British Speedboat (1929)

Speed boat on trials off the court of Poole, Dorset.

LONDON DIVING DISPLAY

London Diving Display (1939)

Footage of high divers in demonstrating their skills in Wood Green,...

FEMININE PICTORIALITIES NO. 26 - AFTER THE BATHE IS OVER

Feminine Pictorialities No. 26 - After The Bathe Is Over (1934)

Fab item shows a bracelet...

DOLPHIN SQUARE issue title - SHOULD AULD ACQUAINTANCE ...

Dolphin Square Issue Title - Should Auld Acquaintance ... (1938)

London's latest lido at Dolphin...

LIPSTICK DARTS

Lipstick Darts (1938)

A girl has a dartboard drawn on her back in lipstick and her friends throw rubber...

WATER SPORTS

Water Sports (1939)

Girls have fun in the swimming pool trying to bite apples on a rope whilst the men...

SIX DAY CYCLE RACE

Six Day Cycle Race (1968)

The six day cycle race takes place at the Empire Pool in Wembley, Greater...

SHIP OF CURVES

Ship Of Curves (1949)

A look at new ship "Magdalena" in dock at Southampton, Hampshire.

BLIND DIVER

Blind Diver (1953)

Nice item about blind diver Miss Hazel Winter. London.

RACE MEETING

Race Meeting (1943)

Good coverage of services and civilians at horse racing meeting.

HEAT WAVE IN ROME

Heat Wave In Rome (1946)

People swim in river and sunbathe on beach during Italian heat wave.

LIFE SAVING DEMONSTRATION AT BRIGHTON

Life Saving Demonstration At Brighton (1963)

Life saving demonstration is held in Brighton, Sussex.

UNDERWATER PARTY

Underwater Party (1950-1959)

An Underwater Party

LONDON'S NEW POLICE CADET CORPS

London's New Police Cadet Corps (1960)

London trains the new policemen.

FANCY SWIMMING

Fancy Swimming (1958)

Swimmers in pool make different designs by manoeuvring their bodies into varying...

GERMAN LIFESAVING ASSOCIATION

German Lifesaving Association (1960)

German Lifesaving Association demonstration.

AFRICAN REFERENDUM IN BULAWAYO

African Referendum In Bulawayo (1961)

Voting day passes quietly during the Rhodesian referendum

 SWIMMING - HUNGARY V ENGLAND

Swimming - Hungary V England (1962)

Swimming contest in Hungary between Hungarian and English teams....

FOOTBALL POOLS NUMBERS PICKED AT SEANCE

Football Pools Numbers Picked At Seance (1964)

Students pick football pools numbers at seance at...

MINI CLUB FOR SWIMMERS UNDER FIVE

Mini Club For Swimmers Under Five (1966)

Children and toddlers in Belgium learning to swim

HOSPITAL AT POOLE

Hospital At Poole (1968)

Footage of a hospital in Poole, Dorset.

SWIMMING

Swimming (1969)

Swimming competition in Utrecht, Holland.

STUDENTS IN RHODESIA

Students In Rhodesia (1973)

African students in Zimbabwe take lessons and play sports.

CHILDREN LEARN TO SWIM AT SOUTHALL OPEN-AIR SWIMMING POOL aka SOUTHALL POOL...

Children Learn To Swim At Southall Open-Air Swimming Pool AKA Southall Pool... (1961)

Typical...

HIGH DIVING AT MILAN BATHS

High Diving At Milan Baths

People dive into the open air Diana Baths in Milan, Italy.

WATERY - SPORTERY - SPRITES

Watery - Sportery - Sprites (1936)

Fun races and games at the Cliftonville Swimming Pool in Margate.

POOLE - GIRLS TRAINING SHIP

Poole - Girls Training Ship (1947)

Girls naval training at Royal Naval Training Centre in Pool.

MINI-SUBMARINE

Mini-Submarine (1968)

A rather useless one-man mini submarine is demonstrated in a swimming pool.

LONDON WANTS MORE!

London Wants More! (1931)

Barking's new swimming pool is opened by various local councillors.

BOXING

Boxing (1935)

Tommy Loughran fights Maurice Strickland at Empire Arena, Wembley. Loughran wins.

WE GO TO COVENTRY! - AND THE REASON WHY

We Go To Coventry! - And The Reason Why (1927)

Fabulous film of large ladies swimming club - all...