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    Dover, England and Cap Gris-Nez, France

    DUTCH HOUSEWIFE - ATTEMPTS TO SWIM CHANNEL

    CU. Willi Van Rijsel having hair greased. CU. Villi Van Rijsel with hair greased. SU. Having her nose and mouth greased. SCU. Trainer Temme greasing her nose. MS. She prepares to enter water. SCU. Her bathing cap is put on. LS. Towards she enters water. LS. Back view she walks into water with Temme. LS. Wading in water. MS. Men getting supplies ready on beach. SCU. Two men take crate of suppliers. MS. Supplies being loaded aboard boat. MS. Rijsel and Temme board dinghy. MS. Philip Mickman, English Channel Swimmer, Rijsel and others in boat. MS. Crowds on shore waving. SCU. Mickman, Rijsel, Temme in boat. Rijsel waves. MS. Boat is pushed away from beach. MS. Launch sets out on journey across The English Channel after party have transferred from dinghy. SCU. Fisherman watching. CU. Head shot Fisherman. MS. Dinghy being pulled to French coast. SCU. Rijsel and man walk up beach. CU. Temme greasing Rijsel's body. SCU She is helped into over-trunks. CU. Her legs are greased. SCU. Her chest and arms greased. & MS. Her chest and arms are greased. French fisherman looks on. LS Rijsel swimming. Mickman swims along beside her. MS. Pilot launch. MS. Rijsel and Mickman swimming at sea. MS. She swims along side dinghy. MS. Swimming along with Temme swimming beside her, pan to dinghy. MS. Mickman swims to side of launch. Pan to reporter on launch. MS Rijsel swimming beside dinghy.

    (Mute. Orig. Neg.)

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    67841
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2505.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:11:00 / 01:41:56:00
    Canister:
    UN 2196 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 2196 A
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Channel Swimmers bizarre crossings
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