• Short Summary

    Berliner Wilhelm Simons breaks thick ice for morning dip.

  • Description

    Berlin, Western Germany?

    CU. Pan, Wilhelm Simons rubbing himself down with snow. LV. Boats iced on the Wannsee Lake, pan to Mr Simons rubbing snow on his body. He picks up a very big chopper. SV. People watching. SV. & CU. Mr Simons chopping the ice. SV. Mr Simons sits down on the edge of the hole he has made and then slides into the water. CU. Mr Simons throwing chunks of ice out of the hole - two shots. CU. Pan as he is handed a rum grog and drinks it. CU. Thermometer well below zero. LV. Mr Simons swims under the ice from one hole to another and comes up. SV. People watching. CU. Mr Simons holding up a fish he has caught.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1754.09
    Media URN:
    54323
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:42:00 / 01:22:36:00
    Canister:
    63/24

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