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    Swimming and diving - swim. River Thames.

    Long distance swim; Southend to Gravesend; up the mouth of the River Thames. Start of race: swimmers; both male & female; dive from boats. Then various shots along route of the swimmers using different strokes; some shots show that this is no easy task; swimming against the current. Includes some CU's. Boats row along w/ swimmers. Shot of man in boat handing bite a food to swimmer. Last shots are darker; later in day- -almost silhouette of boat; swimmer. Races; endurance; strength.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    76580
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2418.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:45:00 / 01:28:25:00
    Canister:
    ON 336 D
    Sort Number:
    ON 336 D
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour Science & Technology
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