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  • Description

    Full title reads: "BEACHY HEAD TO HASTINGS".

    Beachy Head & Hastings, East Sussex.

    Channel swimmer George Booker entering the sea and starts swimming in preparation for his Channel swim.

    Several good close up shots of the swimmer at sea. He is using the crawl stroke and there is a boat following him. Some shots are filmed in slow motion. Booker drinking rum and milk whilst swimming.

    More shots of George Booker swimming. Crowd at the beach cheers as he arrives to Hastings. Mr Booker drying himself with a towel with crowd around him.

    (Comb. Print)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    40207
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1163.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:31:00 / 01:33:09:00
    Canister:
    45/74
    Sort Number:
    45/074
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities Entertainment & Humour
  • Stills

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

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