• Short Summary

    Pete Desjardins the Olympic swimmer shows off his diving skills.

  • Description

    Note: The location of the events in this film are unknown.

    Full titles read: "DIVING DE LUXE - Meet Pete Desjardins the crack Olympic Diver, and Champion of the World. Introduced by W.J. Howcroft the famous British Swimming Authority."

    M/S of Howcroft introducing the swimmer Desjardins who is from Stanford University, California. Various shots including slow motion shots of Desjardins jumping off high diving board. He performs several dives including the 'back pike dive', 'a reverse dive', 'a one and 'a half somersault', and 'a two and a half somersault.'

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1038.01
    Media URN:
    37013
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/08/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:02:47:00
    Canister:
    PT 073

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