• Short Summary

    9 year old Margaret Cresswell gives a diving display at Middlesbrough, Cleveland.

  • Description

    Margaret Cresswell giving a diving display.

    Middlesbrough, Cleveland.

    Her father puts on her bathing cap and kisses her before she climbs the steps to the diving board. Various shots as the 9 year old smiles as her tutor gives her instructions.
    Various shots as she performs different dives into a swimming pool, including hanging onto her instructor as he dives. M/S as she swims to the side and climbs out.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1550.27
    Media URN:
    49754
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:05:00 / 01:52:29:00
    Canister:
    NSP 335

Comments (2)

  1. philipjcw says

    It's very re-assuring to be able to come back and see you on here, Mum. You died when I was 3 and I don't remember much from back then, so to see your fearless feats when you were just nine are still inspirational now. P x

  2. British Pathé says

    That is really lovely and I'm pleased the film is here for you to watch. BP

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