Mercedes Gleitze attempts a channel swim.
Item title reads: " A Splendid Failure. Miss Mercedes Gleitze had to give up 6 miles from shore after being in water 11 hrs. in heroic "swim of honour." "
C/U of Miss Mercedes Gleitze talking to camera. Drying her face with a towel whilst sitting in a boat. She has her hair plaited in twists on the side of her head. C/U of her in an oilskin coat receiving a congratulatory kiss from another woman dressed in a similar raincoat. C/U of Miss Gleitze.