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  • Short Summary

    A new outdoor swimming pool by the sea is opened by the mayor in Tynemouth.

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    Item title reads - New bathing pool opened by the mayor, followed by fine aquatic gala. Tynemouth, Tyne & Wear.

    M/S as the mayor and officials walk down the steps to the pool. M/S of a man making a speech. M/S of the mayor making a speech. L/S of the pool, people stand around it and the sea crashes in the background. M/S of people swimming in the pool. M/S as a line of girls dive in and swim across. M/S as people slide along a pole and fall in or let go.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:38:00 / 01:18:46:00
    G 1203

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The opening ceremony seen here took place on 30 May 1925.

    The Lord Mayor referred to here is Alfred E Hill.

    The pool has been disused since at least the 1990s, however in August 2012 plans were announced to possibly regenerate it.

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