Fisherman Jack Hargreaves tries to reel in swimmer Harold Elven at Peckham baths. London.
Angler versus human fish.
Peckham swimming baths.
L/S of swimmer Harold Elven in swimming trunks at side of pool. M/S crowd looking on, including his fiancee. C/U of Harold putting on a harness. M/S of fisherman Jack Hargreaves with rod and line, he attaches hook to the harness. L/S of crowd watching. L/S as Harold dives in. L/S of Jack. Various shots of B.B.C. commentator Howard Marshall. Various shots of Harold swimming and Jack trying to reel him in whilst people watch. The rod eventually breaks. C/U stopwatch. L/S pan to Harold coming to side of pool.