Life saving demonstration on a beach in South Africa
Life saving drill on the beaches of South Africa is the subject of this film.
Panning shot of a beach - lots of sun seekers sitting and standing on the beach. Life savers go through their drills. Intertitle states: "With the increase in bathing at our resorts - we may have to organise similar precautions here this year."
Various shots of the life savers pulling a line out to sea. A woman stands on the beach operating the winch. M/S of a group of people watching the demonstration. Some sit, some stand. The line is pulled in and a "person in distress" is brought into the beach. The man is laid out on the beach and the lifesavers stroke and massage his body to bring him back to life.
Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue 687.