Cape Gris Nez and Dover.
MS. Jose Cortinaz, Cuban swimmer, standing on beach at Cap Gris Nez, surrounded by people, preparing for swim. SCU. and MS. Trainer rubbing grease over him. CU. Cortinaz being rubbed with grease. (2 shots). CU. Head shot of Cortinaz. MS. He wades out with rowing boat...
18 year old Philip Mickman swims the English Channel - Jose Cortinaz from Cuba fails.
Pathe looks back over the events of the previous year.
Shots of Channel swimmer Philip Mickman practising in Folkestone, Kent.
Dutch housewife attempt to swim English Channel