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    Item title reads - The Channel next? The record breaking girl swimmer, 12 year old Joan Brunton, receives presentation from mayor of Dover. Kent.

    M/S as Joan comes out of a building with the mayoress and pats a big dog which is sat in front of the table. M/S as the mayor presents her with a shield, and the mayoress gives her a clock, they all shake hands. C/U of the shield for her swim from Dover to Ramsgate. M/S as the mayor also presents her with a picture frame and small bag. M/S as the camera pans across the mayor and mayoress, Joan is in the middle holding her shield and clock.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    18619
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    804.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:42:00 / 01:02:41:00
    Canister:
    G 1645
    Sort Number:
    G 1645
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
    WorkSpaces
    Swimmers Human achievements Clocks
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "the mayor presents her with a shield" - the mayor is Hilton E Russell.

    Joan Brunton seen here was clearly a highly accomplished swimmer, for she features in several other Pathe clips.

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