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    Full title reads: "Nearly 400 swimmers in great race! Thousands line the banks of the Trent to see 'Nottingham's Big Swim'."

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

    LS People in swimming costumes climb onto barge moored across the River Trent. People watch from the banks.

    A first group of swimmers dive off from the barge and begin to race along the river.

    Shots from the bank as the crowd move along.

    Shots of two swimmers crossing the finishing line.

    N.B. Either these swimmers are very good or this film has been transferred at the wrong speed.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    6346
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    715.42
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:07:00 / 02:01:07:00
    Canister:
    30/16
    Sort Number:
    30/016
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    Nottingham Nottinghamshire WATO
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The event was called the "Nottingham Evening News Big Swim".

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