• Short Summary

    Children demonstrate life saving techniques and high board diving skills at a swimming exhibition in the Wembley pools

  • Description

    Empire Swimming Pool, Wembley, London

    Title card reads: " Swimming Enthusiasts - Schoolchildren give exhibition at Wembley Pool".

    WS. Man performing a handstand on the high board, he dives in to the pool WS. Girl runs and jumps does a tucked somersault and dives into the pool. WS. Girls demonstrating life saving techniques. LS. Group of children seated on the side of the pool applauding. WS. Group of girls perform a synchronised dive.

    WS. A girl dives and swims back to the side. WS. Two girls swimming backstroke. WS. Spectators. WS. Boy runs on to the springboard dives and somersaults. WS, Girls demonstrating life saving technique. Ws. Spectators. WS. Man performs tucked dive from the springboard. WS. Boy dives from springboard arching backwards as he enters the water. WS. Girls in swimming costumes seated on a bench.

    WS. Children clamouring as the ice cream is distributed. WS. The children take over the pool after the exhibition. WS. Children swimming. WS Line of children run and jump into the pool. WS's children swimming.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:47:00 / 01:58:26:00

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