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  • Short Summary

    Group of energetic men swim in the river at Hampstead for the Osborne Trophy at 8.30 on Christmas morning

  • Description

    Item title reads - Christmas Morning Races - Highgate "Life buoys" swim for "Osborne Trophy" at 8.30 am.
    Hampstead, London.

    M/S of the men lined up on the side dressed in one piece bathing suits. They dive in one by one, a man in a boat watches and others stand around. M/S as they swim to a line and back again. C/U of the winner with the trophy, he pretends to drink out of it and laughs. M/S as swimmers walk to the side and line up again. M/S of them in the water again, M/S as they are helped out by others. Three men, including the winner, line up together and shake hands.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    226.05
    Media URN:
    22062
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/12/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:57:00 / 01:05:50:00
    Canister:
    G 733

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