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  • Short Summary

    A group of swimmers brave the subzero temperatures to take a swim in an ice-covered river.

  • Description

    Item title reads - 5 Degrees below zero! And these hardy swimmers told our cameraman they enjoyed it. America.

    Various shots as people break the surface of the river, which is covered with ice, and shovel it away. M/S as they move big ice blocks, M/S of the swimmers shaking. They dive off the ice-covered side and start swimming. A man in a swimming costume sits on the ice and pretends to eat a bit. The swimmers dive off a big mountain into the river.

    Note: there is another copy of this story containing intertitles on *PM0296* - check for best quality - EB 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    440.42
    Media URN:
    25398
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:34:00 / 01:56:35:00
    Canister:
    G 951

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