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    Water walking on the River Thames, London.

    M/S of man and woman in boat wearing swimming costumes. The man climbs over side and slips into water, girl dives from boat. C/U sailing type watching. L/S man and girl in water. C/U girl being held up by man. LS and C/U People watching. M/S Man in straw boater holding up girl in water. C/U people watching from bridge. M/S couple getting back into boat. patting man on back. C/U man putting on straw boater. group of photographers taking pictures.

    Cataloguer's note: The commentator says that the man holding up the girl in the water is Joe Simms, the World's champion water worker. Also please note the man is actually treading water not physically walking on water !

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    34627
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1293.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:48:00 / 01:28:42:00
    Canister:
    NP 364
    Sort Number:
    NP 364
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    Jill Millard Windmill
  • Stills

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

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