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  • Short Summary

    Young swimmer, George Young, receives a huge welcome home.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "A wonderful welcome. For 17 year George Young-who achieved World-fame by swimming Catalina Channel-on arrival at his home town."

    Toronto, Canada

    A brass band parades followed by a car bedecked by flags. George Young stands and waves at the huge crowd. Canadian police, one on horseback, control the crowd. George waves at the crowd and they wave their hats.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    672.18
    Media URN:
    33090
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:44:00 / 01:27:51:00
    Canister:
    G 1378

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