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  • Short Summary

    Schoolboys thought by police how to rescue drowning people in Farnham.

  • Description

    Farnham, Surrey.

    MS. Group of schoolboys entering Farnham Police Station. They remove their jackets around the back. Various shots of the boys being instructed and performing the actions of rescuing a drowning person. MS. Two policemen seated in patrol car watching. MS. Two policemen looking on. Various shots of the motorcycle policeman showing the boys how his bike operates. MS. Two Z-cars leaving the police station with the boys in the back. Various shots of the schoolboys having more instructions and they actually swim and make rescue attempts on would be victims at a nearby river (or pond). They then lay them on the edge of pond and use artificial respiration. More shots of the boys swimming and practising rescue in the water and on the shore.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 23/05/1964.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2689.19
    Media URN:
    79761
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:28:00 / 02:00:18:00
    Canister:
    UN 3912 C

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