• Short Summary

    How the people keep cool in America, Canada and France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "KEEPING COOL".

    French Riviera, Southern France.
    General view of beach, showing tall cliffs. Bathing beauty on beach. Two girls on beach - one sitting in deck chair. Bathing beauty stretched out on sand asleep. Two girls walking into sea with shrimp nets. They put nets into water. Girl standing on beach wearing small smock over costume. She catches quoit and throws it back. Girl receiving quoit. She is wearing jeans. She throws quoit back. Close up shot of girl standing on water edge. She removes short smock, throws it aside, walks into water and swims out to sea.

    New York, United States of America (USA).
    Skyscrapers, pan to sculptors at work. Sculptors at work - they are sculpting woman out of block of ice, model in the middle. A man chiselling block of ice. Close up shot of another man chiselling ice. Long shot of a girl model. Close up shot of a girl model. Close up, angle shot, cigar-smoking sculptor at work. Girl sculptor at work, model in background. Man sculptor at work on futuristic model. Various shots of sculptors at work and model girl seated on table, posing. High angle shot of sculptors at work around model. Man wrecking ice sculpture with axe.

    Lake Michigan, Canada.
    Two men in Lake Michigan standing on logs and rolling them with feet. Two pairs of feet on logs. Close up shot of pair of boots rolling log. Men rolling log faster and faster until one falls backwards into water. Crowd looking on. Two men rolling log in water. Close up shot of pair of feet rolling log very fast. Both fall off. Man on small log turning and twisting it with feet until he falls into water. Two women rolling log, front view. Woman nearly falls off. Another woman rolls log a bit longer before diving into water. Two men rolling log in centre of lake. Their trousers fall down and they fall in lake.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:56:00 / 01:36:17:00

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