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  • Short Summary

    Six year old boy demonstrates his diving and swimming skills.

  • Description

    Filmed at Chiswick baths in London.

    "Tony is just six years young, but he's the best cold water fellow we've met, and has no fear of a bath." M/S of Tony in a little swimsuit and swimming hat standing with his mother. His mother lifts him up and throws him into the pool.

    "Put three plates in the 7ft end, and Tony will bring them up as slick as a grown-up." High angle shot of Tony diving in. He comes to the surface with two plates in his hands, he hands him to his mother. "But, Tony's chief delight is in diving - low or high, they can't frighten him!" Tony runs along the side and dives in. We then see him do a backwards dive off a small diving board. L/S of Tony diving off the high board.

    Eve's Film Review issue number 489.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    924.21
    Media URN:
    16542
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:46:00 / 01:52:52:00
    Canister:
    EP 198

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