• Short Summary

    A new fabric is shown which helps people to float - it is built into swimsuits.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Non Sink Swim Suit".

    Dolphin Square, London.

    LV Pan girl parading before audience wearing one of the new safety swimsuits. SV pan Sailor and ship designer Uffa Fox sitting with his dog by his side. LV pan small girl wearing one of the swimsuits walking past the front of the audience.

    SV one of the girls inserting the panel of special fabric into the lining of a swimsuit. SV Uffa Fox on the left sitting with the inventor of the swimwear on the right of the screen. SV the girl finishes putting the fabric in the suit and holds it up. GV as man fully dressed and wearing a 'Floatsafe' pad jumps from the top board into the pool and comes up and floats on the surface. SV the man floating on the water. LV group of models jump and dive into the pool pan as some of them start to float. SV a group of the girls floating in the water.

    (Pathe Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1744.16
    Media URN:
    54078
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:01:00 / 01:31:48:00
    Canister:
    61/101

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