Item title reads: " A Splendid Failure. Miss Mercedes Gleitze had to give up 6 miles from shore after being in water 11 hrs. in heroic "swim of honour." "
C/U of Miss Mercedes Gleitze talking to camera. Drying her face with a towel whilst sitting in a boat. She has...
Cuts (out takes, rushes) for CHANNEL SWIM SKIT in G 1325.
Cuts (out takes, rushes) for IN DENSEST CHANNEL FOG FOR YEARS in G 1326.
Britain suffers in the severe weather conditions with snowdrifts and high seas causing havoc.
Good shots of rough seas battering the coasts of Britain.
Ships at English Channel during exercise.
The Channel ferry ship 'Canterbury' comes into dock.
Swimmers come in after negotiating the channel
An interview on some of the engineering considerations of boring through chalk.