• Short Summary

    Modern art, San Remo mountain railway and novel swimming lessons in Japan.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cineviews in Brief".

    Modern art (location of events unknown), mountain railway in San Remo, Italy and novel swimming lessons in Japan.

    M/S of woman looking at modern art exhibit. M/S of two sculptures of heads; one is traditional and realistic, the other is modernistic and robotic. M/S of modern metal sculpture of head in a hat. M/S of two sculptures of boxers; one is abstract and modern, the other is traditional and realistic. C/U of abstract boxer sculpture - looks like work of artist, Henry Moore.

    Picturesque L/S of San Remo. M/S of sign for mountain railway. M/S of people getting into cable car carriage. Various shots of cable car climbing up side of mountain (in Italian Alps). C/U of woman inside car, looking out of window. More shots of car going up mountain, with good views of mountains, valleys and forests from inside car.

    M/S of row of Japanese youths in swimming suits getting into harnesses. The harnesses are suspended from frames, like row of small hammocks. Various shots of youths, lying stomach down in harnesses, practising swimming moves. Looks very bizarre! Various shots of group of Japanese women in swimsuits using harnesses in swimming pool. The harnesses keep them afloat while they get used to the water. A male swimming teacher instructs them.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:19:00 / 01:05:43:00
    PT 389

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