Detail

Title ID 8312Collection ID1095
Title[Swimming Pool]
Date[ca. mid 1960s]
CollectionSteed Family - Manston, Kent
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeFamily Life Rural Life
KeywordsDomestic Gardens Family Leisure Time Activities Men Mothers Swimming
Location
LocalManston
RegionalKent
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionNorman Harold Steed
CameraNorman Harold Steed
FormatColour Silent
Duration4min.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This colour film shows a family playing games in a swimming pool. A woman hurts her foot and is helped out by a younger man. Mrs Steed swims in the pool. The next sequence shows several men in the garden, one holding a baby. The pool is also shown empty. The group are filmed throughout from an upstairs window.

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The digging and setting down of the pool can be seen in [Gymnastics; Building Swimming Pool], where the family work together to install the pool.