• Short Summary

    People enjoy the cold weather by skating and swimming in freezing water.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Skaters and 'beginners' hope it will last long enough ..."

    Shots of adults and children skating on frozen pool. Some of those ice skating seem experienced, others look somewhat wary. One young girl does a great series of spins.

    Intertitle reads: "For them to become as graceful as this."

    Various shots of experienced women skaters showing off their skills on outdoor ice rink.

    Intertitle reads: "... and the all-the-year rounders say they like it - believe it or not!"

    A large woman in a bathing costume breaks the ice on a frozen pond. She and some other hardy souls dive into the cold water for a swim. Shots of them swimming in the cold water.

    N.B. This story originally followed on from the one called - 'If Winter Comes'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    695.19
    Media URN:
    5394
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:02:00 / 01:27:26:00
    Canister:
    33/8

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