• Short Summary

    Johannesburg police do keep fit exercises and champion boy swimmer Kenneth Dean shows off his skill in the pool.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Caught by the Camera".

    Various locations of events.

    Several shots of the police force of Johannesburg, South Africa, doing keep fit exercises on the roof of a building. They are all dressed in white shorts, vests, socks and shoes. High angle shot of a policeman (in full uniform) directing traffic on a busy street and helping a lady with a child across the road.

    M/S of a handsome young man - 14-year-old Kenneth Dean (Bean?) standing beside an indoor swimming pool. Commentator says he won the Norfolk County Men's Championship covering 440 yards in 5 minutes 39 seconds. Kenneth jumps into the pool and swims up and down, easily over taking his opponent. A small crowd watches. (Location could be Norfolk?)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1122.03
    Media URN:
    39087
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:43:00 / 01:06:21:00
    Canister:
    PT 289

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