America's Wonder Girl Swimmer 1932

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    Graphic reading 'America's wonder girl swimmer ? Helen Madison adds to her list of 10 records by winning 100 metres (free style) swim in marvellous time?' No audio. Wide shot of female swimmers diving into the pool as they start the women's 100m freestyle final. Close up of the swimmers as they swim past the camera. Wide shot of the crowd. Long shot of the swimmers as they reach the turn. Close up of swimmers, with USA's Helen Madison streaking ahead on the near side to touch home and take the gold medal. Nice shot of Helen Madison looking tired and pleased by the side of the pool.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1932
    Sound:
    No Sound
    Media URN:
    101004
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    201206.005
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    10:05:55 / 10:06:57
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    1932 Los Angeles Olympics
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  • The race took place on 8 August 1932.

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