• Short Summary

    Hardy swimmers brave very cold temperatures to take morning swim in Moscow, Russia.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Come on in, it's fine!

    Moscow, Russia.

    Elevated M/S of pressmen and bystanders gathered round a long hole cut in the ice of the river Moskva. Various shots as swimmers dive in and swim along. M/S of woman swimming around in the pool. Various shots as they swim about. M/S man diving in wearing a mask and oxygen tank, he hits the water and disappears under the ice. M/S of a hole cut in the ice a little way from the other, the water bubbles around and man's head appears through the hole. Various shots of men drying themselves after the swim, one waves and walks away from camera. M/S swimmer seated on the ice laughing, crowds behind him applaud. M/S as one of the swimmers walks away from pool and L/S as he walks up the steps.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1662.47
    Media URN:
    70976
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:13:00 / 01:57:01:00
    Canister:
    60/7

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