• Short Summary

    Swimming scenes from the Finals of the Olympic Trials held at Blackpool's Derby Baths.

  • Description

    Derby Baths, Blackpool, Lancashire - Finals of Olympic Swimming Trials.

    STV. Olympic trialists parading around Derby Baths, Blackpool

    GV. Audience applauding.

    MV. Start of the 1650 yards freestyle.

    SV. Contestants racing.

    SCU. R. Streenan turning and racing away. SV. Judges watching. GV. Racing towards finish. SV. R. Streenan winning 1650 yards freestyle in 19 mins from Bland. 55.4 seconds. CU. Streenan.

    GV. Jack Wardrop of Motherwell racing with others in the 220 yards freestyle. SCU. Jack Wardrop winning. CU. Jack Wardrop. SV Crowd

    SV. Women's 220 yards breaststroke. Contestants racing. LV. 16 year old Valerie Harris, beating Eleanor Gordon, CU. Valerie Harris.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title scenes "L")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    14.04
    Media URN:
    27007
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/06/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:37:00 / 01:03:32:00
    Canister:
    52/50

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