• Short Summary

    Young Australian swimmers show good form in championships at Sydney.

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    Item title reads - Olympic stars set records.

    Australian Swimming Championships. Sydney, Australia.

    L/S of the start of the women's 220 yards freestyle event, the girls dive into the water. Camera follows the ladies as they swim down the pool with Dawn Frazer in the lead. The girls come to the end of the first lap, Dawn is the first to turn with Ilsa Konrads a close second. M/S of the pool. M/S Dawn swimming strongly for the finish, she touches first with Ilsa second. C/U of the two girls together in the water.

    L/S of the men lined up for the start for the 1650 yards freestyle event. M/S as they dive in and start to swim. Jon Konrads, Ilsa's brother, sets a fast pace in lane four. Camera follows them as they come to the turn of the first lap. M/S spectators looking on. Top shot of Jon turning for his third length. M/S crowd pointing. M/S Jon coming up to win. Top shot of swimmers. C/U Jon in the water.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:15:00 / 01:06:32:00

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