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    Item title reads - Channel swimmer's memorial. Many famous swimmers at unveiling ceremony on 50th anniversary of Captain Webb's famous exploit. Dover, Kent.

    M/S of the swimmers wearing suits, they are all lined up, the camera pans across them. M/S as the mayor reads out a tribute and puts a wreath on the memorial. M/S of another man stood next to a bust of Webb. C/U of the man talking, he has a moustache which has been waxed at the ends to make it stick out. M/S of the bust with floral tributes at the bottom, people stand around with bowed heads.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    19764
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    418.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:05:00 / 01:36:01:00
    Canister:
    G 1219
    Sort Number:
    G 1219
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    Folkestone
  • Stills

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

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