This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    Swimmers race through the chilly waters of the River Seine.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "France. 'La Coupe de Noel'. All Paris turns out to see annual contest through icy waters of the Seine won again by the Belgian, Malfait."

    Paris, France.

    Swimmers dive into the cold waters of the River Seine at the start of a race. Various shots of the swimmers. People watch from bridge. Swimmers reach the finish closely together.

    CU of winning swimmer - Malfait from Belgium.

    N.B. This piece of film is of fairly poor quality.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    655.12
    Media URN:
    26390
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:48:00 / 01:22:35:00
    Canister:
    31/105

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment