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    Full title reads: "Blackpool. Records Tumble".

    Blackpool, Lancashire. Britain V Holland Swimming event. Several fast performances.

    SV British men's team before the start of the match. GV People watching. GV The start of the women's 220 yds. Breast stroke with J Slattery the eventual winner in lane one nearest camera. The girls start and swim up the pool. SV Slattery and Klenie Bimolt winning. SV People watching. GV Coming to the finish with Slattery just leading from Stella Mitchell and Slattery touches to win in a new British record time of 2 mins. 49 secs. SV Watchers applauding. CU J Slattery. GV The start of the 110 yards Free style for men with Bobby McGregor in lane three. They start and swim up the bath. SV Crowd. SV McGregor out on his own nearing the finish, he touches in a time of 54 secs. equalling his own World Record. SV McGregor. SV J Connelly on the spring board for the ladies final (we are now on Saturday's events). Miss Connelly dives and goes into the water. SV A Smith of Holland diving and going into the water. Miss Smith finishes second. SV K Rowlatt of Britain diving and landing in the water and Miss Rowlatt wins the event. GV The start of the women's 110 yards backstroke with Linda Ludgrove in lane four. Farthest from camera and World record holder Jill Norfolk in lane two. They start. CU Girl in crowd. GV Nearing the finish with Linda Ludgrove in front, and she finishes in the time of 1 min. 10.3 secs. GV Crowd. SV Linda Ludgrove. GV The start of the women's 110 yds. Butterfly with Holland's Ada Kok in land one. They start and swim-up the bath. CU Small girl in crowd. GV On the second length with Miss Kok leading. SV Miss Kok nearing the finish and she touches with a new World record time of 1 min. 5.1. CU. Miss Ada Kok.

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    Time in/Out:
    01:23:57:00 / 01:25:56:00
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    Sport & Leisure
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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