• Short Summary

    18 year old Philip Mickman swims the English Channel - Jose Cortinaz from Cuba fails.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Boy Swimmer Beats Channel".

    Cap Griz Nez, France.

    LV Night shot Cuban swimmer, Jose Cortinaz being greased on the beach at Gap Gris Nez.

    SV Cortinaz being greased. CU Man greasing Cortinaz. CU Cortinaz being greased.

    SV Group of women looking on.

    SV Cortinaz putting on cap and goggles. SV Cortinaz walking into water.

    SV Photographers standing in water. SV Cortinaz standing in water waving. He failed to make the swim across the English Channel.

    GV Dover, Kent - harbour with flags in foreground.

    SV Philip Mickman 18 year-old Yorkshire boy swimming.

    LV Mickman swimming into Dover harbour. SV Side view crowd watching.

    LV Mickman walks up onto beach.

    CU Mickman signing autographs. Back view line of youngsters in bathing costumes watching.

    SV Mickman with Egyptian coach.

    CU Mickman smiling.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1421.35
    Media URN:
    46320
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:59:00 / 01:50:21:00
    Canister:
    49/69

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