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  • Short Summary

    11 year old Joan Brunton is presented with a Cup for swimming 11 miles from Dover to Deal.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Bravo, Joan! Under shadow of Captain Webb's statue, 11 year old Joan Brunton - who swam 11 miles from Dover to Deal - receives Cup from Mayor of Dover. Kent.

    M/S as the mayor is handed the little Cup, he turns and gives it to Joan and they shake hands. M/S of the two posing together, she smiles. M/S as she sits on a man's shoulders and they look at Captain Webb's statue. C/U of her holding the Cup and smiling.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    744.10
    Media URN:
    35106
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:20:00 / 01:15:06:00
    Canister:
    G 1540

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "the mayor shaking her hand" - the mayor here is likely to be Richard J Barwick.

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