• Short Summary

    Underwater man Monsieur de Lalyman plays the violin, eats and drinks then falls asleep - all at the bottom of a swimming pool!

  • Description

    (Pathetone main titles.)

    Titles read: "The Underwater Man - Meet M. de Lalyman, the nearest approach to our fishy cousins for breathing under water."

    Location of events unknown - could be France.

    M/S of Monsieur de Lalyman diving porpoise-style in a swimming pool. We then see him underwater, playing a little violin. Then sitting at a table, cutting up some food with a knife and fork and eating - all underwater! He takes a cork from a bottle of wine and quickly puts it to his mouth to drink, then peels a banana and eats it. Finally, he falls asleep at the table, with his head resting on his forearms.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1088.11
    Media URN:
    37608
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:29:00 / 01:24:54:00
    Canister:
    PT 183

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