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    Item title reads - Schoolgirl Channel swimmer. Thus, early in her training, 11 year old Joan Brunton enjoys 31/2 hours practice swim (water temperature 51 degrees) and says she hopes she'll do it before her 12th birthday. Dover, Kent.

    M/S as Joan's parents put grease all over her as she stands on the shore. M/S of her with cap and goggles on. M/S as she swims, her father is in a boat nearby and hands her a drink. She swims along by the boat, C/U of her in the water.

    Intertitle - '"Good luck, Joan!"' C/U of her face when she is back on dry land.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    35797
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    790.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:26:00 / 01:36:01:00
    Canister:
    G 1611
    Sort Number:
    G 1611
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Folkestone Swimmers english channel swimmer channel swim
  • Stills

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

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