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    Item title reads - £5000 Marathon swim. 15 miles, in icy waters of Lake Ontario, won by E. Keating in 8 hours 19 minutes, 238 started! Toronto, Canada.

    M/S as the men are greased up before the race. L/S as they dive in, then swim across. C/U of one swimmer followed by people in boats. M/S as Keating climbs out of the river, M/S as he sits on a chair and a man puts a towel around him. He is congratulated by another man. M/S of a swimmer rubbing black grease all over himself, he looks to be enjoying it!

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    18612
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    802.30
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:27:00 / 01:53:55:00
    Canister:
    G 1644
    Sort Number:
    G 1644
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Marathons Human achievements
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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