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  • Short Summary

    Children cool off in London heat wave by jumping into River Thames near Richmond.

  • Description

    Titles (transferred in negative) read: 'London. The Heat Wave. London children solve the problem of how to keep cool.'

    River Thames.

    GV part of River Thames (near Richmond? SL) w/ many children swimming and playing in water; and a line of kids standing on narrow pier - and just a board sticking off one end; jumping or diving off; in distance; a bridge w/ cars driving across. Closer shot of kids on the pier & board; and those in water. Kids in water splashing and having lots of fun!

    Summer. Swimming and diving; recreational.

    Also on ON 406 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1920.18
    Media URN:
    73637
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:19:00 / 01:16:52:00
    Canister:
    ON 137 J

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