Mute cuts (rushes, out-takes) for a story that is currently missing (CHANNEL SWIM, CP 249). According to the paperwork this story is about the 'Butlin's Cross Channel Swimming Race': 33 men and 5 women compete for cash prizes and the Butlin Challenge Trophy. The swimmers train at the Queen's Hotel,...more
Footage of the docks and landing stage being built in London, by 1930 it will be able to house the world's biggest liners.
People at quayside.
Shots of half-built ship in dry dock at large shipyard, possibly in Liverpool.
Deserted Yarrow shipyard.
Various shots of men working on shipyard.
Refugees disembark from ship 'Toscana'.
Men moving sacks with 'Ciment Fondu' on them in hull of ship. Timber hoisted.
Dock workers at work, cranes at work and ships in docks - London.