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    Full title reads: "The Channel. Shirley May - But She Did'Nt". (sic)

    Cap Gris Nez, France - English Channel - Dover, Kent.

    LV Towards American swimmer Shirley May France, father and trainer walking down to beach in flare light. CU Shirley May looking unhappy. SV Three French girl onlookers. MV Shirley being greased. CU Shirley still looking apprehensive. MV Back shot Shirley walking into Channel.

    LV pressmen on bows of escorting boat. Channel swim party in distance as plane flies overhead. SV Pressmen on bows of ship. MV & SV Shirley May swimming. MV Shirley May's father in launch sending swimmers in after her. LV Shirley being pulled aboard boat. SV Pressman with telephoto lens.

    LV Man waving oar on boat leading procession back to England. MV American, British and Dutch flags flying at Dover. SV Shirley May being helped ashore. LV and CU Towards Shirley May surrounded by crowd walking up beach.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46383
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1423.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:59:00 / 01:21:59:00
    Canister:
    49/73
    Sort Number:
    49/073
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Channel Swimmers Folkestone
  • Stills

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

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