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    INTERNATIONAL CHANNEL SWIM:

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    INTERNATIONAL CHANNEL SWIM:

    BUTLIN BILLY Watching 1955 International Channel Swim in a helicopter presents winner Abdel Abu Heif of Egypt with Cup and GBP500.

    CHANNEL SWIMMERS. Start of 1955 International...from Cap Gris Nez to St. Margaret's Bay...winner Abdel Abu Heif of Egypt 2nd Laurie Parks of America....Billy Butlin who watched the swimming from helicopter presented Silver Cup and GBP500 to winner

    DOVER. Long shot of cliffs...during 1955 International Channel Swim.

    FRANCE. Start of 1955 International Channel Swim from Cap Gris Nez

    HEIF, Abdek Abu (Egyptian Channel Swimmer) Wins the 1955 International Channel Swim from France to Dover presented with cup and GBP500 from Billy Butlin.

    PARKS, Laurie (American Channel Swimmer) Comes in 2nd in 1955 International Channel swim from France to Dover.

    Sport; Swimming
    Background: INTERNATIONAL CHANNEL SWIM:

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    Film ID:
    VLVACLRKYQLXU3FJPA4HB5H25572J
    Media URN:
    VLVACLRKYQLXU3FJPA4HB5H25572J
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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