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SEA, SEA: THOU MIGHTY MONSTER

Sea, Sea: Thou Mighty Monster (1925)

Good shots of rough seas battering the coasts of Britain.

 CHANNEL BOATS

Channel Boats (1930-1939)

The Channel ferry ship 'Canterbury' comes into dock.

CHANNEL SWIMMERS

Channel Swimmers (1960-1969)

Swimmers come in after negotiating the channel

CUTS / OUT TAKES for CHANNEL SWIM SKIT in G 1325

Cuts / Out Takes For Channel Swim Skit In G 1325 (1926)

Cuts (out takes, rushes) for CHANNEL SWIM...

CUTS / OUT TAKES for IN DENSEST CHANNEL FOG FOR YEARS aka IN DENSIST CHANNEL FOG...

Cuts / Out Takes For In Densest Channel Fog For Years AKA In Densist Channel Fog... (1926)

Cuts...

ARCTIC ENGLAND

Arctic England (1928)

Britain suffers in the severe weather conditions with snowdrifts and high seas...

CHANNEL EXERCISES SHIPS AT SEA

Channel Exercises Ships At Sea (1940)

Ships at English Channel during exercise.

"All's Well That Ends Well" (1933)

A steamship is stranded in shallow water off Eastbourne.

ENGLISH CHANNEL CONQUEROR

English Channel Conqueror (1937)

Tom Blower conquers the English Channel.

WATER

Water "Pushers" (1924)

New invention - strange animated flippers which aid swimming.

CHANNEL CONQUERED AGAIN

Channel Conquered Again (1926)

Mother of two, Mrs. Corson, successfully swims The English Channel.

A FRANTIC WELCOME

A Frantic Welcome (1926)

Mr. Vierkoetter, who swam Channel in record time, is welcomed home in Berlin.

I'VE BEATEN THE GERMAN

I've Beaten The German (1926)

Parisian baker, George Michel, swims Channel in record time.

THE CHANNEL PADDLED

The Channel Paddled (1927)

French boys land on the beach as they make it across the channel in a canoe.

A SPLENDID FAILURE

A Splendid Failure (1927)

Mercedes Gleitze attempts a channel swim.

THIRD TIME - SUCCESSFUL!

Third Time - Successful! (1928)

Ivy Hawke, 23 year-old London girl swims the Channel in 19 hours 16...

18 YEAR OLD GIRL CHANNEL CONQUERER ! [sic] aka 18 YEAR OLD GIRL CHANNEL...

18 Year Old Girl Channel Conquerer ! [sic] AKA 18 Year Old Girl Channel... (1928)

18 year old...

"Laddie" Sharp Comes Home (1928)

Young Channel swimmer "Laddie" Sharp returns home to Lewisham and...

SCHOOL GIRL CHANNEL SWIMMER

School Girl Channel Swimmer (1929)

Joan Brunton, aged 11, gets in training for swimming the English...

CHANNEL SWIM JUST FAILS

Channel Swim Just Fails (1921)

Mrs Arthur Hamilton nearly manages to swim the Channel but gives up 3...

THE CHANNEL CONQUERED AGAIN

The Channel Conquered Again (1923)

A happy Henry Sullivan arrives in Dover after having swum the...

THE CHANNEL WINS AGAIN

The Channel Wins Again (1924)

Beatrice Harrison fails to swim the Channel.

THE CHANNEL WINS version 2 of 2

The Channel Wins Version 2 Of 2 (1926)

Clarabelle Barratt's second Channel swim attempt fails due to...

CHANNEL SWIMMING SEASON OPENS

Channel Swimming Season Opens (1946)

Jorge Berruetta of Chile trains for his cross Channel swimming...

THE CHANNEL WINS AGAIN

The Channel Wins Again (1926)

A typist from London is forced to give up her cross-Channel swim.

CUTS / OUT TAKES for THE CHANNEL WINS AGAIN in G 1324

Cuts / Out Takes For The Channel Wins Again In G 1324 (1926)

Cuts (out takes, rushes) for THE...

PHILIP MICKMAN CHANNEL SWIMMER

Philip Mickman Channel Swimmer (1950)

Shots of Channel swimmer Philip Mickman practising in...

CHANNEL SWIMMER IN TRAINING

Channel Swimmer In Training (1946)

Cuts from newsreel story 46/53 - Channel Swimmer Jorge Berruta in...

CROSS CHANNEL POWER SCHEME

Cross Channel Power Scheme (1961)

Inauguration of cross channel power scheme at East Grinstead,...

 AERIAL VIEW OF

Aerial View Of "Gothic" (1953)

Aerial shots Royal Liner "Gothic" in Channel.

NEW NAVAL TURBINE PATROL BOATS aka NEW TURBINE SPEED LAUNCH

New Naval Turbine Patrol Boats AKA New Turbine Speed Launch (1953)

Sea trials of the first two...

 JERSEY FLOWER GROWERS

Jersey Flower Growers (1965-1969)

Greenhouses in Jersey where flowers and tomatoes are grown.

CHANNEL SWIMMERS - DOVER

Channel Swimmers - Dover (1920-1929)

Nice footage of swimmers preparing to swim the Channel and larking...

CHANNEL BRIDGE MODEL - PARIS

Channel Bridge Model - Paris (1961)

Channel Bridge model presented in Paris.

MR. HARDING SPEAKS ON CHANNEL TUNNEL aka JOHN HARDING SPEAKS ON CHANNEL TUNNEL

Mr. Harding Speaks On Channel Tunnel AKA John Harding Speaks On Channel Tunnel (1963)

An...

CUSHION CRAFT

Cushion Craft (1963)

An item about the first hovercraft to be bought by a commercial firm.

GIRL GLIDES THE CHANNEL

Girl Glides The Channel (1934)

Record glider Joan Meakin talks about her achievement after the flight.

THE CHURCH OF SHELLS

The Church Of Shells (1935)

A tiny church in Guernsey, covered in shells and pieces of china - inside...

BEACHY HEAD TO HASTINGS

Beachy Head To Hastings (1945)

Swimmer George Booker swims from Beachy Head to Hastings preparing for a...

NEW GOVERNOR OF JERSEY

New Governor Of Jersey (1945)

New Governor of Jersey Sir Arthur Grasett arrives to take up his duties.

MISS MARWELL ABRAHAMSON IN TRAINING FOR CHANNEL SWIM

Miss Marwell Abrahamson In Training For Channel Swim (1937)

Miss Marwell Abrahamson in training...

CUTS / OUT TAKES from THE CHANNEL CONQUERED AGAIN in G 1324 and WELL DONE MOTHER...

Cuts / Out Takes From The Channel Conquered Again In G 1324 And Well Done Mother... (1926)

Cuts...

EVERYBODYS DOING IT NOW aka EVERYBODY'S DOING IT NOW & CUTS

Everybodys Doing It Now AKA Everybody's Doing It Now & Cuts (1926)

Mr. Derham of Southend swims...

CHANNEL CONQUERED AGAIN

Channel Conquered Again (1927)

The swimmer E.H.Temme receives an enthusiastic welcome from family and...

A QUEER CRAFT

A Queer Craft (1927)

A strange craft, half boat, half seaplane on show in the water at Dover.

BEATEN ONLY BY THE COLD

Beaten Only By The Cold (1927)

Plenty of grease and good luck for Mrs. Corson, setting off on a channel...

THE CHANNEL CYCLED NOW

The Channel Cycled Now (1927)

Rene Savard crosses the channel in a boat bicycle.

ACROSS THE CHANNEL AND BACK IN 107 MINUTES

Across The Channel And Back In 107 Minutes (1928)

The Honourable Mrs Mary Bruce races across the...

CROSS CHANNEL OUTBOARD RACE FIASCO

Cross Channel Outboard Race Fiasco (1929)

Outboard motor boat racing across the English Channel,...

AIR LINER DISASTER

Air Liner Disaster (1929)

Passenger killed in aeroplane crash off the coast of Dungeness, Scotland.