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  • Short Summary

    Swimming gala in the sea at Pembroke.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Swimming. Pembroke S. C. gala provides a fine afternoon's sport."

    Pembroke, Wales

    M/S girls in swimming caps doing a front crawl stroke, in the sea. A swimming pool has been created in the sea by using wooden or concrete booms to surround an area. Some spectators stand on booms watching the race in progress. M/S team photo of male swimmers in vests, looking muscular. Various action shots of the swimmers, some diving in the sea from the side. Final shot of three girl swimmers who pose for camera holding towels and looking cold.

    Note: Some light and dark patches in early sequences

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    692.01
    Media URN:
    33206
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:01:53:00
    Canister:
    G 1417

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