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  • Short Summary

    We see female swimmers in fancy dress and male water polo teams at the Pembroke Aquatic Gala.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Pembroke Aquatic Gala. H. Delvin 100 yds Champion of Ireland, Ulster and Leinster Polo Teams. Lady Swimmers in Fancy Dress. Ireland.

    H. Delvin poses for the camera. A girl dives off a board into the sea, another girl is sat on the end of the diving board. Two teams of men in bathing costumes pose for the camera, one of the teams passes a ball between them. A woman wearing a dress, bonnet and parasol poses then walks out of the shot. We see two female swimmers dressed as Red Indians and another dressed as a bride. The girls dressed as Indians move when they see the camera is on them.

    Another woman in a costume which looks to be made of leaves or seaweed poses. A girl dressed as a sailor kisses the bride, they all line up by the side of the water and jump in. Twin girls dressed in identical costumes and stripy bathing hats sit together, one looks at herself in the mirror and laughs.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:19:00 / 01:29:38:00
    G 789

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