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  • Short Summary

    Women's swimming competition in Chester.

  • Description

    Chester swimming gala. Cheshire.

    Looking across swimming pool; with 3 young women in dark bathing suits (these come halfway down their thighs; in some cases nearly to the knees) lined up together on the side ready to dive; spectators seated in rows behind them. They dive in together all at once; with perfect synchronisation. Splash. 3 more divers get into position; and then they too dive; as one. A girl dives from the high dive; and another folds up her knees to her chest and jumps off in a cannonball. A boat on river; with woman rowing; moving to left; spectators on shore. Then swimming race: 2 women swimming toward camera (and toward this boat). woman swimming away in other direction.

    Sports.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1912.45
    Media URN:
    73129
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:46:00 / 01:54:46:00
    Canister:
    ON 128 Q

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