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  • Short Summary

    Olympic swimmers featured - Misses Russell, Bengleberg, Rennie and Vandergoes.

  • Description

    The South African Olympic swimmers Misses Russell, Bengleberg, Rennie and Vandergoes pose for the camera with their trainer Mrs Finlayson.

    They stand on the pool side in their swimming costumes. M/S of the women as they dive into the pool. L/S of the girls swimming towards the camera. "The moment these Empire Eves see a swimming bath they dive right in to business - " reads an intertitle. L/S of the women diving off a high board into the pool. Top shot of one of the girls swimming front crawl. Another girl dives in and swims underneath the camera.

    "Real water-sprites." Another of the women swims past the camera. Various shots of the girls swimming. "Grace - and precision, in "slow-time" reads an intertitle, followed by slow motion footage one of the girls diving into the pool.

    Was item in Eve's Film Review issue number 375

    Note: Flash-frame intertitles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    884.09
    Media URN:
    15061
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/08/1928
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:17:00 / 01:20:44:00
    Canister:
    EP 107

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