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  • Short Summary

    Barmy young Americans break the ice in a frozen lake to go swimming.

  • Description

    United States of America, U.S.A.

    Title: "Human Polar Bears. Men and girls break the ice - during cold snap - to enjoy early plunge".

    High angled shot of a group of young people in woolly hats and coats squatting and standing around a hole in the ice of a frozen lake, they use their hands and long poles to lift bits of loose ice out of the water. M/S of the group standing in a line on one side of the hole, all are dressed in their swim suits, one by one the mad fools dive into the icy water.

    Slow motion top shot of the men and women jumping into the ice pool. Slow motion L/S of a young man diving from a board on the top of a cliff into the water. M/S of two young men rolling about in the snow.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    452.02
    Media URN:
    25537
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:09:00 / 01:06:25:00
    Canister:
    G 1267

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