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    Full title reads: "Toronto, Canada. 197 start - 3 finish! 21 year old George Young wins £2,000. 15 mile marathon swim in icy water of Lake Ontario - an epic of endurance."

    Toronto, Canada.

    Start of endurance swimming race as large field of men dive into the cold waters of Lake Ontario from barrage. Crowds are watching from in front of a large building on the water front.

    Various shots of swimmers making their way around the Lake. Lots of small boats are following them.

    One swimmer who appears totally exhausted and is wrapped in blankets is brought ashore on a boat. He walks with difficulty up the gangplank. He may be the winner George Young.

    CU tired and cold looking swimmer.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    12694
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    867.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:48:00 / 01:12:33:00
    Canister:
    31/74
    Sort Number:
    31/074
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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