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    Full titles read: "For Married Ladies Only! To Coventry belongs the distinction of having the largest Married Ladies' Swimming Club."

    Coventry, West Midlands.

    M/S of a group of women in swimsuits and swimming hats jumping into an outdoor swimming pool. Various shots of them doing different swimming strokes and movements - most look like synchro-swimming moves. A woman off-camera calls instructions to them and says "You wouldn't think some of these ladies have got sons over twenty-one, would you?". We see the seven "heavy weights of the club" - seven rather large ladies - diving off the board and into the water; they look quite funny as they take up odd postures for jumping in. The watching women cackle. M/S of a group of women trying to pull one of the large ladies out of the water; they all topple in after her.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    37038
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1040.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:26:00 / 01:05:53:00
    Canister:
    PT 078
    Sort Number:
    PT 078
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    Coventry & Warwickshire
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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