• Short Summary

    Girls in swimsuits do some fancy diving at Southport Lido.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Diving off the Deep End - Filmed at Southport." (new title) '"Twelve little Bathing Girls... (with pretty costumes, too)."'

    Southport, Lancashire.

    M/S of three line of four girls in swimsuits and swim hats, marching up the steps away from an open air swimming pool / lido (brass band music on soundtrack). Several people in the pool stand watching. Brief shot of the crowds on the side of the pool, followed by brief section of leader - soundtrack continues.

    Intertitle reads: "And twelve little Diving Girls, Diving off the deep end -".
    Several girls are seen jumping off the diving board and into the pool - some scream as they go in.

    Intertitle reads: "Real water nymphs - (from Liverpool Physical Training College)."
    Several girls do beautiful dives into the water from high boards; the spectators applaud. High angle shot of three girls doing forward rolls in the water before getting out of the pool.

    Intertitle reads: "And this is where Adam got off - ".
    M/S of a man kneeling on the end of the lower diving board as several other men jump over him and into the pool. Cut to another man in the same position; one man jumps over him and into the pool, but the second catches his foot on the kneeling man and knocks him into the pool with him.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:30:00 / 01:26:53:00
    PT 016

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