Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.
Cap Gris Nez, France - English Channel.
American swimmer Shirley May France fails to make it across the English Channel.
VS of Shirley May returning after her unsuccessful attempt to swim the Channel.
Comedian Ken Dodd demonstrates some novel ways to train Channel swimmer Bill Pickering.
Swimmer George Booker swims from Beachy Head to Hastings preparing for a Channel swim.
Channel swimmers on training in Kent.
Shots of Channel swimmer Philip Mickman practising in Folkestone, Kent.
Cuts from newsreel story 46/53 - Channel Swimmer Jorge Berruta in training.
Swimmers come in after negotiating the channel
Nice footage of swimmers preparing to swim the Channel and larking about.