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  • Short Summary

    Intrepid lady swimmers brave the cold waters of a lake in mid winter.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Lady "All The Year Rounders" Despite arctic conditions - hold annual holiday handicap at Kenwood. "

    Hampstead

    Pan along a line of young women in bathing costumes, smiling and shivering in the cold. The camera is behind as they are seen diving into the freezing water. Shot from the side as they dive in. The swimmers are seen doing the crawl across to a wooden barrier in the lake. There is a rowing boat nearby to rescue one, overcome by the cold. Others make it back to the wooden jetty.

    Note: These ladies must be very brave or mad!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    710.36
    Media URN:
    33602
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/12/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:19:00 / 01:52:50:00
    Canister:
    G 1463

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