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    Item title reads - Wonderful schoolgirl swimmer! 12 year old Joan Brunton swims from Dover to Ramsgate in 6 hours 2 minutes beating Frank Perks' time by 12 minutes! Ramsgate, Kent.

    M/S as Joan is helped out of the sea while people stand on the beach and watch. A lady puts a towel around her. M/S of the mayor shaking her hand, everybody cheers.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    18590
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    802.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:07:00 / 01:14:46:00
    Canister:
    G 1641
    Sort Number:
    G 1641
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Swimmers
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "the mayor shaking her hand" - the mayor is Hilton E Russell.

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