Detail

Title ID 698Collection ID113
Title[Brighton Swimming Club: Seaside Birthday]
Date1953
CollectionErnie Trory
Genre/TypeProfessionalFilm/Video companyNon-fictionNewsreel/News
ThemeSeaside Family Life
KeywordsBeaches Birthdays Clubs Men Seaside Resorts Swimming Winter
Location
LocalBrighton
RegionalBrighton and Hove East Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionAssociated British Pathé Ltd
ProducerAssociated British Pathé Ltd
DistributorAssociated British Pathé Ltd. [?]
ParticipantsErnie Trory; Brighton Swimming Club members
FormatBlack & White Sound
Duration2 min.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Pathé newsreel items showing "Ernest Trory and his friends" at the Brighton Swimming Club going for a winter swim in the sea off Brighton beach, to celebrate Trory's birthday. The group run across a snow covered beach and into the sea. After their swim, they record the sea temperature on a board and Trory celebrates his birthday with tea and cake on the beach.

Stills

A still from [Brighton Swimming Club - Seaside Birthday] (1953) showing Ernie Trory and Brighton Swimming Club members