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  • Description

    Full title reads: "TAKING THE PLUNGE - HRH the Duke o Gloucester opens new Empire Swimming Pool at Wembley."

    Wembley, London.

    Duke of Gloucester and several dignitaries walking towards he edge of a balcony inside the building of the new Empire swimming pool at Wembley.

    Exhibition of high diving - men dive into pool from various heights creating rather nice formation. Duke of Gloucester and other officials walking around the pool Duke of Gloucester is given a tour - he seems interested.

    Duke is about to ceremonially press a button which operates machinery which produces artificial waves. Duke's right hand is in a sling (or cast) - so he presses the button with his left hand.

    Here the item abruptly ends.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    8484
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    773.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:59:00 / 01:24:54:00
    Canister:
    34/60
    Sort Number:
    34/060
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Wembley Gloucester
  • Stills

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

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