• Short Summary

    New plastic arm fins are tested out by Olympic swimmer Anita Lonsborough. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Swimming made easy.

    New swimming aid, Oasis Pool, Holborn, London.

    M/S Olympic swimming star Anita Lonsborough swimming towards camera without aid of fins, she touches the end of the bath. C/U timing device showing 22 seconds. Various shots Anita having the new plastic arm fins fitted on her arm.

    Various shots as she swims along using the fins. C/U Anita swimming towards the camera using the fins, she touches the end of the bath. C/U timing device being stopped at 16 seconds. M/S girls wearing the fins diving into the pool. M/S underwater as girl swims towards camera using the fins. M/S underwater, another girl swims towards camera using fins.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1808.11
    Media URN:
    55465
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:39:00 / 01:21:30:00
    Canister:
    65/44

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