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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

Title: BATHING POOL, PORTOBELLO, EDINBURGH, the

Reference number: 3559

Date: 1939*

Director: filmed by William Kirkness

Sound: silent

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.07 mins

Description: Crowds enjoying the open-air pool at Portobello.

Shotlist: Title. credits. (0.09) Shots of crowds outside Portobello swimming pool building (0.18) shots of the swimming pool with people swimming, diving, sitting on seats spectating, shots of children paddling in shallow end with waves coming in (1.40) m/s child blowing up her water wings (1.27)pan over pool crowded with swimmers (1.46) pan over adults sitting in stands watching the swimmers, swimmers standing beside pool (2.09) people in swimming costumes seated by pool; girls show off unusual swimming strokes, somersault, in tandem etc. (3.17) children on slide; c/u female swimmer (3.40) c/u sign reading "City of Edinburgh Open-Air Bathing Pool Portobello, Portobello Amateur Swimming Club SWIMMING GALA" (3.47) shots of swimming races, diving and waterpolo intercut with crowds watching and brief shots man at microphone (6.02) The End (6.07)

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