• Short Summary

    Mens and Womens swimming race in the lake in Roath Park, Cardiff.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cardiff. 'The Taff Swim' Thousands pack banks to see H J James of Weston-Super-Mare & Miss C Broadley of Hammersmith win at Roath Park."

    Roath Park, Cardiff, Wales.

    A group of women swimmers dive into the water (possibly a lake) and start racing. Crowds watch from the bank. A row boat is floating nearby. The men swimmers then start their race.

    Closer shot of the winner of the women's race Miss C Broadley swimming under the finish line.

    Closer shot of Harold James, winner of the men's race finishing.

    The Lord Mayor of Cardiff hands out the trophies.

    Shot of Mr James, The Lord Mayor and Miss Broadley with their trophies.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    677.16
    Media URN:
    5040
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:10:00 / 01:27:27:00
    Canister:
    32/46

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