Girls Great Channel Swim Aka Girl's Great… 1926

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    Full title reads: "Girl's Great Channel Swim. Miss Clarabelle Barratt of America - after being in the water 21 hrs. and 40 mins. has to give up when within 2 miles of French shore".

    Dover, Kent.

    M/S of Clarabelle standing on Dover beach in her swimsuit, a man is rubbing her body in grease. C/U of Clarabelle putting on some goggles. L/S of Clarabelle walking down the beach towards the sea, lots of people and dogs are on the sand to cheer her off. Good view of white cliffs in background.

    Panning shot follows her as she swims out to sea. M/S of Clarabelle swimming next to her support team in a rowing boat, white cliffs in background. C/U of Clarabelle swimming. M/S of Clarabelle treading water next to rowing boat, she is passed a teapot to drink from. L/S of Clarabelle swimming behind rowing boat.

    Note: this story first appeared in earlier Pathe Gazette issue - G 1111 - in 1924. This issue has been transferred onto Pathe Master tape *PM0350*.

    Note: old records spell Miss Barratt's first name as "Clarebelle".

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1926
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    26099
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    580.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:26:00 / 01:19:14:00
    Canister:
    G 1317
    Sort Number:
    G 1317
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