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
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionNorman Harold Steed
CameraNorman Harold Steed
FormatColour Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


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.