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The Big Swim

The Big Swim

| 9 min

This short documentary shows Canada's top swimmers in training for the 1964 Olympic Games. Under the critical eye of coach Ed Healy, they practice long hours in the gym and in the pool to build strength and stamina.


Credits
  • director
    Gilles Carle
  • executive producer
    Jacques Bobet
  • photography
    Jean-Claude Labrecque
    Michel Thomas-d'Hoste
  • sound
    Claude Pelletier
    Werner Nold
  • sound editing
    Bernard Bordeleau
  • re-recording
    Ron Alexander
    Roger Lamoureux

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