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  • Short Summary

    Fun and games at Hornsey open air swimming pool - lots of posing girls and people larking around.

  • Description

    Filmed at Hornsey open air swimming pool.

    "This picture explains why Adam frequents the pools so eagerly - because of the water witches there - " M/S of a large group of women sitting in a pyramid shape - they are sitting on a fountain. A man comes into shot (probably a lifeguard) and tells them to get off! L/S of the pool, lots of people swimming and diving from a board. C/U of a woman sitting on the edge of the pool - she wears a stripy bathing suit and a swimming cap. M/S of a line of girls sitting on the edge of the pool looking up at the cameraman and splashing their feet. High angle shot of lots of women jumping around in the pool having fun.

    A small toddler stands on the end of a low diving board. He doesn't look too happy. He walks along the board to his father. M/S of two women and a man having a cup of tea and a cigarette sitting at a small table, possibly outside the lido cafe. M/S of some girls having a picnic, lots of people sitting and standing around watching the filming. L/S of lots of people standing on the pool's edge, people jump and dive in and swim towards the camera. Slow motion footage of the woman in the stripy swimsuit diving off the high board. Slow motion of lots of girls jumping into the pool together.

    Was item in Eve's Film Review issue 429.

    Safety print only. Original decomposed and destroyed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    926.17
    Media URN:
    16562
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1929
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:16:00 / 01:43:05:00
    Canister:
    EP 111

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