• Short Summary

    An inflatable plastic dome with adjustable temperature can be used to cover outdoor swimming pools.

  • Description

    London.

    Interior - L/S of a big clear plastic dome, a man is knelt at the side patting it. C/U as his hand turns a dial. C/U of the motor, M/S of the dome inflating, C/U of a fan inside it. L/S as the man prods it and walks away. M/S of girls dressed in bikinis and swimsuits sat around on sun loungers and deck chairs. Olympic bronze medalist Margaret Edwards walks towards the camera putting a swimming cap on. M/S as she opens the door of the dome which has 'Kleyer' written on it, another girl in a bikini and big hat follows her. M/S as other girls follow. M/S inside the dome which contains a swimming pool. Margaret climbs down the steps, other girls stand and watch, she swims about. M/S of the plastic dome, the camera pans down to show Mrs Barclay and Mrs S. Kybett sat drinking champagne, they are both in swimming costumes. The temperature inside the dome is adjustable so it is warm even in winter.

    M/S of three men standing outside looking in to the dome, the man in a beret rubs the dome with his scarf to get a better look. M/S from outside of all the girls, it is steamed up. M/S of a bigger crowd of men looking in. C/U as a girl swims to the edge of the pool and smiles. M/S from above of Mrs Moloney on a lilo. M/S of the girls having fun in the pool.

    Note: Miss Jane Flack and Miss D. Andrews are also seen swimming.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    177.11
    Media URN:
    2656
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:31:00 / 01:54:11:00
    Canister:
    CP 372

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