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  • Short Summary

    Swimmers dive off bridges and swim up the river Seine in Paris, France.

  • Description

    No title - paperwork reads - Swimming in the Seine. Paris, France.

    L/S of a man stood on a bridge in swimming trunks, he has his arms up poised and ready to dive off. He launches himself off and the camera goes down to the river where he has landed, he swims off. Various shots as the swimmers make their way up the river followed by people in rowing boats. M/S as they reach the side and hang on. M/S of the winner being congratulated, he is out of breath and they all move off. M/S of a man with a wooden leg who has completed the swim, he stands with another man, and someone else comes in to join them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    384.27
    Media URN:
    25018
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/03/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:02:00 / 01:55:31:00
    Canister:
    G 1176

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