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  • Short Summary

    Men's long distance swimming race down the River Thames.

  • Description

    Kew to Putney, River Thames, London.

    Title reads: "27 of world's best swimmers compete for English long distance swimming championship. Won by P. Radmilovic (Weston-Super-Mare)."

    L/S of a row of male swimmers sitting on the edge of a barge on a river. L/S of the swimmers diving into the water. L/S of swimmers swimming past a stream cruiser. Point of view shot from a moving boat passing the swimmers. M/S of one swimmer - Radmilovic? P.O.V. shot from boat following same swimmer. C/U of Radmilovic at the end of the race. He stands in the boat wiping water from his face, several other men stand behind him, one holds a number 8 sign.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    540.09
    Media URN:
    25942
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:32:00 / 01:21:31:00
    Canister:
    G 1314

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