Location: Beziers, France
VS. At the Beziers pool the race for ladies 100 metres back stroke. Ann Fairlie of South Africa wins with new world record of 1 minute 7 and 4/10th seconds. Second is Karen Muir and then Christine Caron. The winner receives flowers. ( FG.)
A competition for the fastest shave, a little girl with a pet lamb and Monsieur Demanche beats the record for underwater swimming.
Various shots of the Dutch Ladies' Swimming Team - they pose and demonstrate their technique.
Parisian baker, George Michel, swims Channel in record time.
Mercedes Gleitz breaks the record for endurance swimming.
Australian Dawn Fraser wins a 100 metres free stroke swimming race in Holland.
Material related to newsreel story "Pickering Sets Channel Record (aka Bill Pickering Swims Channel)" - 55/70.
Szenasi prepares for and swims in the river to set a new world record.