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...
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.