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  • Short Summary

    A charity swimming gala and game of water polo in South Wales.

  • Description

    Barry, South Glamorgan, Wales.

    Title: "St. Dunstan's Swimming Gala at Cold Knapp".

    L/S of a man diving from a high diving board into an outdoor swimming pool, a crowd watches from the side. Similar shots of another man diving in. M/S of the man's impact in the water, pan to show three women diving in from the side of the pool. M/S of the women swimming a length of the pool. Various shots of a game of water polo, two men sit in a dinghy (referees?), crowds watch from the pool side.

    The events appear to be part of a charity event to raise money for St. Dunstan's Hostel for Blinded Soldiers and Sailors.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    500.30
    Media URN:
    21854
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:09:00 / 01:59:41:00
    Canister:
    G 1301

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