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The history of the bathing suit. On the beach: a woman in a bathing suit steps on a lying guy’s head. When he gets up there’s a crab stuck to his face. Slapstick scenes. The man through the crab and the later stuck to a woman’s behind. Women playing leaping frog. Footage of women playing leap from at the beach. Stills of Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Footage of 1930s beauty pageant contestants standing next to each other in bathing suits. Stills of women in 1930s bathing suits. A woman models a low back bathing suit. Women model 1930 bathing suits. Two sailors look through a binoculars. A swimming woman. Footage of pageant contestants having their measurements taken.