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The Big Swim - DVD ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB522013
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Jacques Bobet
Directors:  Gilles Carle
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Documentary, Sports, World History
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1964
Running Time:  9:21


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Shows Canada's top swimmers in training for the 1964 Olympic Games. In gymnasium and pool, under the critical eye of coach Ed Healy, they practise long hours to build strength and stamina. Their first test, shown in the film, was at the 1962 Canadian Swimming Championships, at which they carried off a number of trophies.



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