• Short Summary

    The International Amateur Swimming Association takes place in New Brighton, Merseyside.

  • Description

    Item title reads - New Brighton.

    Merseyside.

    The camera pans across a big swimming pool where the International A.S.A. (Amateur Swimming Association) championship are taking place. M/S of a massed dive from the high board. C/U underwater shots of the divers as they surge through the water past the camera. A girl diver performs a back dive from the high board. C/U underwater shot of legs and body of girl as she swims through the water. Various shots as others dive. L/S of women's 100 yards swimming final. The winner is Nancy Riach, she is presented with a bouquet of flowers and a man shakes her hand.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1408.09
    Media URN:
    45825
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:23:00 / 01:12:03:00
    Canister:
    46/67

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