• Short Summary

    Old ladies in old-fashioned swimsuits parade about a swimming pool in a 'Grandma Contest'.

  • Description

    Titles read: "GRANDMA'S PARADE!"

    New York, United States of America.

    Various shots of old ladies wearing old-fashioned bathing suits, parading about an open-air swimming pool in a contest. Judges sit at a table watching. The women are weighed on a machine. People from the watching crowd call out to try and guess the weight of some of them. Winner Margaret Smith of Brooklyn is given a round of applause and says she is proud to be the grandma of 23 grandchildren.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1208.15
    Media URN:
    15749
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:05:00 / 01:28:04:00
    Canister:
    PT 546

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