OPENING OF TROON SWIMMING POND

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Places:

  • Ayrshire

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: OPENING OF TROON SWIMMING POND

Reference number: 3552

Date: 1931, May 30

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.00 mins

Description: The opening speeches and swimming demonstration on the opening day of Troon swimming pool.

Credits: Opening of Troon Swimming Pond 30th May, 1931

Shotlist: [Title missing] Shots of the Provost and dignatories having their photo taken, the Provost shaking hands with two swimmers, the Provost and another dignatory giving a speech (1.01) shots of the open-air swimming pool with crowds sitting round it, swimmers being presented with medals (1.17) divers diving into pool from high diving board, onlookers being soaked with the splash (2.07) panning shots of onlooking crowds (4.09) brief shot of swimming demonstration, c/u of crowds, shots of crowds dispersing, with shots of families walking away, women pushing prams, men pushing bicycles (5.26)