San Francisco Bay Swim 1965

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San Francisco, California, United States of America (USA).

Close up shot of Isaac Papke putting on bathing cap and goggles at start of his attempt to swim San Francisco Bay. Various shots of Isaac Papke swimming, with him is accompanying craft. MS. At night, small crowd gathers to greet Isaac...

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Cataloguer:
Sanja
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
88474
Sort Number:
UN 4075 D
Time in/Out:
01:50:57:00 / 01:52:16:00
Canister:
UN 4075 D
Film ID:
3142.17
Issue Date:
1965

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