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    Intertitle: "LADIES' LONG DISTANCE SWIMMING championships ( 5 miles 60 yrds ) - Miss C. Jeans
    ( Nottingham L.S.C. ) wins easily in 1 hr. 12 mins 59 2/5th secs".

    M/S of a row of women in bathing suits standing by the edge of a river. M/S, taken from behind them, of the women diving into the river. L/S of the race - we see their swimming caps bobbing above the water as they swim towards the dinghies marking the finish line.

    C/U of Miss J. and a companion sitting in a dinghy - she has just won the race and looks very pleased with herself! M/S of Miss J., in a towling robe, walking past a large crowd - they politely applaud her. C/U of Miss J. in a glamorous coat and hat laughing at the camera, she wears a medallion around her neck - the winner's medal?

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/09/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    21587
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    214.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:48:00 / 01:06:36:00
    Canister:
    G 704
    Sort Number:
    G 0704
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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