Item title reads - "Laddie" Sharp comes home! Young Channel swimmer receives civic welcome and is greeted by an enthusiastic crowd. Lewisham, Greater London.
L/S of crowds of people outside Town Hall (?) as his car draws up. M/S of "Laddie" Sharp shaking hands with the mayor. C/U of the two...
18 year old girl, 'Laddie' Sharp, swims the Channel in 14 hours 58 minutes.
Library material montage promoting Bleriot Anniversary race.
Competitions for the Daily Mail Cross Channel Swimming Race.
The swimmer E.H.Temme receives an enthusiastic welcome from family and the crowds.
Story about cross channel swimmers.
Hopes for the Channel link renewed in England and France.
Pathe looks back over the events of the previous year.
Pathe looks back of the World's major events in 1957.
A typist from London is forced to give up her cross-Channel swim.
Ivy Hawke, 23 year-old London girl swims the Channel in 19 hours 16 minutes.
American children have immigration problems when they arrive in London to swim Channel.
Activities in Britain of Whitsun weekend including TT racing and athletics at White City.
Lifeboats, Lightships and English coastline in the South.
American swimmer Shirley May France fails to make it across the English Channel.
Short segment - woman water skiing and women having fun in Brighton driving miniature cars.
Americans tow a seal across the English Channel.
Parade for American cross-Channel swimmer Shirley May France.
A memorial service is held in France for men of the 51st Highland division.
Men's long distance swimming race down the River Thames.
Mr. Vierkoetter, who swam Channel in record time, is welcomed home in Berlin.
Lieutenant Colonel Sir Bernard Freyburg, V.C. just misses swimming Channel by 1/4 of a mile.
Myrtle Huddlestone stays in water for 21 hours in her attempt to swim the English Channel and raise money for her son's education.
Mercedes Gleitze attempts a channel swim.
Review of the year 1966 - Technicolor.