Item title reads - A mother's gallant bid for fortune to raise funds for her son's education - 32 year old Mrs Myrtle Huddlestone stays in water 21 hours - in brave attempt to swim Channel. Dover, Kent.
M/S as Mrs Huddlestone's ample proportions are covered with grease. M/S as she is helped down to the water's edge, she steps carefully into the sea. M/S as she has more grease rubbed on her feet in the water. Various shots as she swims away from the white cliffs. She is occasionally given something to eat from a man sailing next to her in a small boat. C/U of her on shore again, she smiles.