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  • Short Summary

    Swimming pool frolics in America

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Minneapolis, United States of America (USA).

    Long shot of the girls lining bank and peeling off in rotation into pool. Long shot of girls rising to surface after dive. Close up shot of the girls with floral head-dresses swimming in lines. Long shot of the girls swimming in lines towards camera. High angle shot of the girls in circle formation, kicking and making foam in the middle. The swim backwards increasing the circle.

    Long shot, man jumps into swimming pool from top board with small parachute on foot. Fat man jumps doing cycling motion with legs. Diver does belly dive from top board but changes to a jack knife dive at last moment. Diver steps from board, falls over backwards in air and lands head first in pool. Diver walks off board and enters water in statue pose. Diver skids off end of board and lands head first in water.

    Possibly connected with 48/67 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1520.25
    Media URN:
    59762
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:05:00 / 01:57:50:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 036 D

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