Mass Attack On Channel 1951

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    Full title reads: "Mass Attack On Channel".

    Daily Mail Cross Channel Swim won by Mareeh Hassan Hammad with Brenda Fisher 1st woman.

    AS Hassan Abd El Rehim being greased. SV Eileen Fenton being greased. CU Jenny James being greased. SV Saied El Araby's back being greased. CU Araby's face covered in grease. LV French people standing around at water's edge watching. SV Swimmers all lined up for start. SV Crowd watching. LV Jan Van Hemsbergen Dutchman wading into water. SV Cameraman standing waist deep in water with camera. SV Swimmer waist deep in water. LV Hassan Hammad wading out behind row boat. SV. Girls waving. LV. Row boats and various crafts out at sea. LV Roger Le Morvan No 17 swimming along side craft. SV Hassan el Rehim swimming alongside his boat. LV Pan from Eileen Fenton's trainer to Eileen swimming. CU Daniel Carpio (Peruvian No 20) swimming strongly. LV NS Mareeh Hassan Hammad swimming towards cliffs of Dover. SV Trainer shouting from boat pan down to Mareeh swimming. LV Sun setting over cliffs of Dover. LV Brenda Fisher swimming. GV Crowds on beach watching swimmers moving in. CU Pan crowds on beach. LV Mareeh Hassan Hammad crawling up on rocks. CU Mareeh crawling up on rocks past crowds. GV Crowds on beach. SV Mareeh crawling over rocks going back to his boat. (2 shots). SV Crowds surrounding Brenda Fisher of Grimsby and trainer. CU Brenda Fisher speaking "thank you for your reception" etc.

    (Comb. Orig. Neg.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    47949
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1469.39
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:30:00 / 01:46:30:00
    Canister:
    51/67
    Sort Number:
    51/067
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