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    Full title reads: "Spartan Serpentine Swimmers. Prize day with the All-the Year round swimmers - and before 8 o'clock in these wintry mornings too!"

    Hyde Park, London.

    M/S of row of male swimmer standing on a jetty over the Serpentine swimming lake. The poise to dive but then seem to change their mind. On the second attempt, the brace themselves and jump into the icy water. M/S of the men swimming across the lake, another man in a boat rows next to them. C/U of an elderly man in a swimsuit, a crowd around him give three cheers to the hardy swimmer. M/S of a man presents something to one of the other elderly swimmers (dressed in shirt sleeves) and makes a speech.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26518
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    662.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:08:00 / 01:29:10:00
    Canister:
    G 1356
    Sort Number:
    G 1356
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