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  • Short Summary

    According to title, these are first underwater motion pictures ever taken - swimmers in a pool.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Another Gazette Scoop. Pathe cameraman turns diver to take first motion pictures actually made under water".

    Location of events is unknown.

    C/U of cameraman in diving suit climbing down ladder into swimming pool. Very clear under water M/S of cameraman setting up camera on bottom of pool. M/S of cameraman filming men swimmer about underwater. M/S of men swimming under water. More shots cameraman and swimmer. M/S of woman diving into water (taken from beneath the surface). Various C/Us of swimmers under water.

    Intertitle reads: "Living up to the Gazette Slogan - Anywhere ... everywhere ... at any cosy ... to be first with the best pictures".

    C/U of cameraman and camera. M/S of cameraman climbing ladder of pool. M/S, taken from pool side, of cameraman passing camera to another man waiting on the side. More men help the cameraman out and help him out of his diving helmet.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:04:00 / 01:33:54:00
    G 1353

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