Hardy swimmers brave the freezing water for a Yuletide dip.
Clontarf, Dublin, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Eire.
High angled shot of a crowd of people gathered around an outside swimming pool, panning shot follows several boys in wet swimsuits walking through the crowd towards the changing rooms. M/S of a young man in a swimsuit being lifted up on the shoulders of a crowd of boys and men, they all cheer.
Initial shots look like cuts / out takes, edited story starts at 01:11:07.
Title: "6 degrees above freezing point did not deter these hardy Clontarf swimmers in their annual Xmas morning swim ..."
M/S of a man squatting beside an outdoor swimming pool, he holds a thermometer in the water. L/S of line of young men diving and swimming across the pool, a small crowd of men in heavy overcoats watch from the pool side. M/S of a crowd of men and boys, a young man in a swim suit is held up on their shoulders. C/U of the young man, still wet from the pool.
Intertitle: "... or the 'All-the-Year-round' Ladies at Kenwood".
M/S of a row of women diving off a jetty into a lake on Hampstead Heath, panning shot follows them as they swim across the water. L/S of the women swimming across the lake. Panning shot of the swimmers climbing out of the water onto the jetty. M/S of the women on the jetty, some sit on the steps of a diving board; they wave at the camera. M/S of the women diving in again, pan as they cross the lake. Various shots of the women swimming about in the lake. More shots of the girls preparing to dive.