• Short Summary

    Footage of the champion water walker in action on the River Thames London.

  • Description

    Water walking on the River Thames, London.

    M/S of man and woman in boat wearing swimming costumes. The man climbs over side and slips into water, girl dives from boat. C/U sailing type watching. L/S man and girl in water. C/U girl being held up by man. LS and C/U People watching. M/S Man in straw boater holding up girl in water. C/U people watching from bridge. M/S couple getting back into boat. patting man on back. C/U man putting on straw boater. group of photographers taking pictures.

    Cataloguer's note: The commentator says that the man holding up the girl in the water is Joe Simms, the World's champion water worker. Also please note the man is actually treading water not physically walking on water !

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1293.15
    Media URN:
    34627
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:48:00 / 01:28:42:00
    Canister:
    NP 364

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