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  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Marseilles, France.

    French swimmer, Alex Jany, breaks the world 200 metres swimming record.

    L/S of Jany diving into the pool. Various shots of Jany in action, showing his very fast turn. C/U of man with a stopwatch. M/S of Jany finishing his attempt. Jany poses for the camera after breaking the record. His time 2 minutes and 5 seconds. He is only 17 years old.

    Possibly connected with 46/78 - MD.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    70639
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1487.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:58:00 / 01:14:33:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 089
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 089
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
  • Stills

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

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