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  • Short Summary

    Girl swimmers in training for Tailteann Games, Blackrock (Gwent or Cornwall).

  • Description

    Blackrock (Gwent or Cornwall)

    Full titles read: "GIRL SWIMMERS FOR TAILTEANN - American bathing Belles do not excel our Blackrock girls in beauty or skill!"

    L/S of girls standing by pool in swimming costumes. M/S of girl bent forwards while other girls laugh and joke as they leap frog over her! L/S of girls diving into swimming pool and swimming. L/S of girls lining up on diving board. They take in turn to dive off. Reverse shots of girls coming back out of pool onto diving board!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    262.16
    Media URN:
    22810
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:47:00 / 01:26:01:00
    Canister:
    G 864

Comments (1)

  1. monkstown says

    As the Tailteann Games were the National Games-festival in Ireland, this is from Blackrock Baths, Co. Dublin.

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