Pop Singer / High Diver Aka Peter Elliott… 1958

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    Roehampton, London.

    L/S of a music studio, recording engineer Douglas Larter is sat at an 8 channel mixer consul and recording assistant Malcolm Addey is operating a large tape machine. C/Us of Douglas and Malcolm operating their machines. C/U of the tape machine. M/S of Peter Elliott singing at a microphone and the musical director and composer Tony Osborne stood conducting. C/U of the tape running through the machine, various shots of the mixer consul. M/S of Peter and Tony, Keith Slaughter pushes a microphone into the frame. Various shots of Peter and Tony discussing the music, C/U of the music. M/S as Peter smiles at Tony and leaves the frame.

    Exterior - Roehampton swimming pool, there are various showgirls and dancers from the Pigalle Club sat around in swimming costumes. The narrator explains that although Peter is now a pop singer he used to be British National Springboard Diving Champion. M/S of identical twins Pauline and Pamela Chamberlain in matching leopard skin costumes, and Jackie Fleming taking her shoes off and wetting her feet. C/U of the twins. M/S of Peter in trunks walking across to two rings, he pulls himself up and starts exercising on them. Various shots as he exercises, his coach Sid Dalton comes into the frame and Peter walks off with him. M/S of the diving board over the pool, Peter starts to climb it. M/S of Clarissa Roberts and Susan Watson sat by the pool watching. M/S as Peter dives into the pool. C/U of Clarissa looking impressed. M/S as Peter swims to the side of the pool and Sid gives him instructions, C/U of Susan. M/S as Sid talks to Peter, he climbs the board again. C/U of Jackie watching. M/S as he dives again. C/U of Susan. Various shots of Peter diving and his admirers looking impressed. M/S as some children run up for autographs as Peter climbs out of the pool, C/U of Peter smiling.

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    British Pathé
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    01:05:07:00 / 01:08:06:00
    CP 198
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