Husky teams pulling sledges and hardy swimmers at an icy cold swimming pool in Alaska.
United States of America.
Introductory intertitle reads: "Come with the 'Pictorial' now to Alaska and join the picturesque 'huskies' on their run - "
L/Ss of two husky teams pulling sledges through snowy landscape. Various shots - it may be some kind of race or competition as they are speeding along encouraged by the shouts of their masters.
"If you really like cold water, pause for a moment with these hardy folk." L/S of a group of young men and women who are standing beside a pool in swimsuits. The pool is in a snowy setting with snow covered mountains behind them. Some dip their toes in the water - brrr!
Closer shot of the swimmers - the girls are pretty sturdy! L/S of three of the swimmers standing on a diving board. The crowds that watch are all wrapped up warm. C/U of a girl in a swimsuit having snowballs thrown at her. The youngsters jump and dive into the freezing water.
Note: this was originally an American Pathe News item re-titled for British use. Original was probably called "Huskies limber up to run in Olympics for the first time".