• Short Summary

    Female swimmers from Australia and South Africa in an open air pool in Roehampton.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'Swimmers from the South. A camera interview with the Australian and South African Ladies Teams.'

    Roehampton, London.

    Various shots of women swimmers at an open air swimming pool. They are all visiting swimmers who are taking part in the Empire Games. Among those seen are Australians Clare Dennis, Leslie (Lesley?) Thompson, who sit chatting together, in their swimsuits and swimming hats. C/U pan across four South African women.

    Miss Thompson is seen jumping from the diving board. Miss Whitsitt of South Africa takes some dives from the board - one shot in slow motion. Clare Dennis jumps into the pool and demonstrates the breast stroke. Miss Ryde does the back stroke. Several shots of a group of women doing the crawl.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3421.16
    Media URN:
    52529
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1934
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:05:00 / 01:33:10:00
    Canister:
    PSP 852

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