Mid Winter Swimming Club 1960

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    Vancouver, Canada.

    Documentation on file, American commentary, entitled 'Polar Bears frolic in Vancouver'.

    MS. Crowd of elderly people all of whom are wearing bathing costumes. MS. Pan with swimmers as they run across beach and plunge into the sea. MS. Swimmers running about in the water and splashing each other, the temperature of the water is 10 degrees above freezing. MS. Group of photographers. CU's. Swimmers in the water. MS. Group of swimmers coming out of water. MS. Swimmers coming out of water. CU. One of the women wrapped in a blanket.

    (Comb. F.G.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    84557
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2938.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:31:00 / 01:10:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 3306 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 3306 B
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