Defying Pacific's Mighty Billows 1924

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San Francisco, United States of America, U.S.A.

Title: "DEFYING PACIFIC'S MIGHTY BILLOWS. 7 hardy girl swimmers - in Annual Race - successfully accomplish swim around dangerous Rocks".

M/S of seven women running into the ocean. High angled L/S of the women diving into swelling surf,...

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Cataloguer:
Amelia
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
24679
Sort Number:
G 1131
Time in/Out:
01:13:06:00 / 01:14:28:00
Canister:
G 1131
Film ID:
360.08
Issue Date:
27/10/1924

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