• Short Summary

    16-year-old Robin Floydd swims on the spot in a 4 foot pool made by his dad.

  • Description

    Folkestone, Kent.

    Various shots show 16-year-old Robin Floydd and his 15-year-old sister Judy running from their house through their garden. They are both in swim gear. They go into a greenhouse where their dad, Folkestone police inspector William Floydd, has built a tiny swimming pool.

    Robin puts on a kind of harness, gets in the 4 foot deep pool and starts swimming. The harness keeps him swimming on the spot. His dad and sister watch. William gives instruction on technique. Underwater shot of Robin swimming.

    Notes and cuttings on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1337.01
    Media URN:
    44131
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:22:00 / 01:01:18:00
    Canister:
    NP 460

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