• Short Summary

    Australian Dawn Fraser wins a 100 metres free stroke swimming race in Holland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Holland. Swim Girls Set New Records".

    Schiedam, The Netherlands.

    LV Australian girls swimming team parading alongside the pool at Schiedam in Holland.

    SV Crowds applauding.

    LV Girls at the ready an the starting blocks for the 100 metres free stroke race. They dive in and camera pans as they race up the pool and Dawn Fraser over the far side in Lane No 3 begins to take the lead.

    SV Dawn racing towards the end of the pool and turning beautifully, all the while increasing her lead over the others, camera pans on her as she streaks down the pool nearing the end of the race.

    SV Crowds looking anxious. LV Panning shot of Dawn racing home, winning in 1 minute 1.2 seconds. LV Crowds applauding. CU Dawn Fraser smiling after the race.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1549.01
    Media URN:
    49704
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:18:00 / 01:01:05:00
    Canister:
    58/65

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