• Short Summary

    4 year old Helen Page is youngest person to swim a mile. Elland, Yorkshire.

  • Description

    No title - 4 year old Helen Page swims mile in swimming baths. Elland, Yorkshire.

    Interior M/S swimming bath at Elland. M/S Helen standing on diving board, she then gets off and stands on edge of bath ready to dive in. C/U Helen diving in. C/U Councillor on side of bath wearing chain of office. M/S Helen swimming in water followed by her mother Nancy. C/U Nancy. C/U Helen and mother swimming towards camera. M/S little girl as she approaches end of bath, her father is standing on the side. C/U father standing on the side.

    C/U's Helen swimming on her back. M/S as she approaches other end of bath. C/U Helen as she reaches end of bath and turns round and swims back again. C/U people watching in balcony of baths. Top shot Helen swimming. C/U man marking off lengths on pad. M/S as she approaches the side on her final length. C/U press. C/U Helen in water as she takes off her swimming cap. C/U people looking. C/U as she is handed a cup by Chairman of the Council.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:29:00 / 01:31:20:00

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