Survival swimming

United Kingdom, 1963

Film
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Children and adults are seen enjoying themselves in, and on, water, and two survival situations are depicted. Demonstrates treading water, endurance swimming (suitable strokes), surface diving, swimming under water, entry into water, exit and use of rope ladder. Designed to encourage swimmers to learn how to survive in emergency situations.

Credits

production company

Boulton-Hawker Films

Language

English

Duration

00:14:18:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29127

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Survival skills

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Emergency management

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Emergency management

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Survival skills

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Aquatic sports - Safety measures

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Survival skills

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Swimming - Safety measures

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Swimming - Technique

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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