• Short Summary

    The Mayor of Guildford opens new swimming pool - by diving in.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Guildford. The Mayor Makes The Plunge. Alderman W Harvey - after opening magnificent new swimming pool and sunbathing beach - quickly discards Mayoral Robes to be first to be in the water."

    Guildford, Surrey.

    The Mayor of Guildford makes a speech opening the new swimming bath. His swimming costume can just be seen beneath his robes. He asks other swimmers to join him once his head comes above the surface.

    Another local dignitary makes a joke and waves a small lifebelt in the air.

    The Mayor takes off his robe and dives into the water to many cheers. He is quickly joined by other swimmers.

    Various shots of people swimming in the new pool. A crowd are lining the edge of the pool.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    727.02
    Media URN:
    6511
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:02:00 / 01:02:42:00
    Canister:
    33/50

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