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  • Short Summary

    Mr. Vierkoetter, who swam Channel in record time, is welcomed home in Berlin.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "A frantic welcome for Vierkoetter, the German who swam the Channel in record time, on arrival in German capital by air".

    Berlin, Germany.

    M/S of a crowd gathered around an aeroplane. We see them raise their hats in three cheers. M/S of Mr. H. Vierkoetter being carried on shoulders of the crowd. He carries a bunch of flowers under one arm. M/S, looking over heads of crowd, of car driving past. A man leans stands on running board, crowd obscures most of view.

    Note: for search purposes swimmer's name also spelt - Vierkotter. AH 2000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    634.01
    Media URN:
    26167
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:00:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1327

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