ARBROATH'S NEW SWIMMING POOL

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Places:

  • Angus

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: ARBROATH'S NEW SWIMMING POOL

Reference number: 2372

Date: 1935

Production company: [ Gaumont]

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.03 mins

Description: The official opening ceremony of Arbroath's new swimming pool by the Earl of Strathmore.

Credits: [Can labelled "Gaumont British News, Glasgow branch Copy no. G003H]

Shotlist: No credits. Official opening ceremony by 14th Earl of Strathmore (.08); General views of Arbroath from high vantage point (.57); Crowds entering pool. Shots of exterior (1.19); Provost Sir William Chapell introduces Earl of Strathmore to crowds [v/o commentary] (1.32); Shots of the crowd (1.49); Mannequin parade by the pool (2.15); Demonstration of diving by two Scottish champions (2.34); Miss Nairn wins 100 yards ladies championship. Paisley amateurs win team race (2.53); No 5 "Madge from the Co-op in the High Street" [see THE WAY IT WAS 1991 Prog 7 on opening of pool] with Ella Cargill. Spectators (3.05); Races in pool (3.19); Mannequin parade of swimming costumes [in rain] (3.59); Ellen King, Olympic representative, in the pool (4.12); Crowds leaving (5.03)