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  • Short Summary

    Champion skaters come to Heaton Park in Manchester.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Switzerland in England". Champion amateur and professionals show admiring and envious spectators some fancy skating at Heaton Park. Manchester.

    M/S as a lady skates around doing various moves and jumps. M/S of another woman who spins around very quickly. M/S of a couple, he is carrying her on his shoulders, they perform various moves and he spins her around as she hangs upside down with her feet around his neck. He spins her around and they pose at the end.

    M/S of the lady skating along with her leg in the air, several shots of this, she falls over at the end. M/S of another woman skating around, various shots as she spins. A man also skates around, M/S of the couples skating together. L/S of four people skating along in a line and then in circles. Various shots of the curling game and couples dancing on the ice.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:18:56 to the end of the item. A yellow tinted version exists.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    436.07
    Media URN:
    20000
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:07:00 / 01:20:50:00
    Canister:
    G 1249

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