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Ornamental Swimming

Le ballet des ondines

Directed by Gordon Sparling
Canada, 1937
Short, Documentary


This 1937 film by Gordon Sparling is an aquatic film that features swimmers demonstrating synchronized swimming in a lake (the film describes this as “ornamental swimming”). The song “Whispering Waters”, with lyrics by Margot Blaisdell and music by Howard Fogg, accompanies the images of swim

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Ornamental Swimming Directed by Gordon Sparling

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