Item title reads - Channel swimming season opens.
C/U of Jorge Berruetta of Chile, South America, training for his cross Channel attempt. C/U's as Berruetta exercises his arm and chest muscles. M/S as he adjusts his goggles and enters the water. Various shots of him swimming....
Cuts (out takes, rushes) for CHANNEL SWIM SKIT in G 1325.
Cuts (out takes, rushes) for IN DENSEST CHANNEL FOG FOR YEARS in G 1326.
Britain suffers in the severe weather conditions with snowdrifts and high seas causing havoc.
Good shots of rough seas battering the coasts of Britain.
Ships at English Channel during exercise.
The Channel ferry ship 'Canterbury' comes into dock.
Swimmers come in after negotiating the channel
An interview on some of the engineering considerations of boring through chalk.