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  • Short Summary

    A story about an amateur swimming competition in the River Thames.

  • Description

    Kew to Putney, London.

    Intertitle: "AMATEUR SWIMMING. Long distance championship won by 40 yrds in 1 hr. 4 min 55 sec".

    M/S, taken from on board a boat, of swimmers in the River Thames. M/S of the swimmers, several rowing boats with numbers on the front move next to the competitors, in the background a steam powered boat chugs past.

    C/U of one of the competitors smiling - probably the winner.

    More shots of the competitors swimming next to the rowing boats.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    216.25
    Media URN:
    21881
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:27:00 / 01:46:13:00
    Canister:
    G 687

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