• Short Summary

    Barking's new swimming pool is opened by various local councillors.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London wants more! Barking's magnificent new open-air Bathing pool opened."

    Barking, Essex.

    People are gathered around the poolside at the opening ceremony for the new open air swimming pool in Barking. Pan around to show more of the crowd and the new diving boards.

    A civic dignitary (possibly the Mayor of Barking) makes a speech of welcome. The Chairman of the Parks and Public Buildings committee makes a speech. Councillor Mrs Jackson declares the new pool open. A man walks from behind the speakers and dives into the pool. A presentation is made to Councillor Mrs Jackson.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    759.16
    Media URN:
    8284
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:11:00 / 01:31:57:00
    Canister:
    31/36

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