• Short Summary

    Britain's Channel Champion Brenda Fisher wins the women's section of the Nile race.

  • Description

    River Nile, Egypt.

    TV. Male competitors walking down to the river Nile to enter the water. SV. Spectators, camera pans to the start of the Nile swimming race. Egyptian fires starting gun. SV. Miss Margaret Sweeney swimming beside her boat which carries the New Zealand flag. GV. Two boats filled with Egyptians escorting two swimmers. CV. Male swimmer. GV. Swimmers neck and neck, with a crowd of excited Egyptians walking along the river bank beside them. TV. Brenda Fisher finishing. TV. Margaret Sweeney finishing and being greeted by Miss Fisher. TV. Abdel Heif finishing and being greeted by Miss Fisher. TV. Abdel Heif finishing. GV. Brenda Fisher being given a flower bouquet from Nasser's secretary.

    (F.G.) (Orig. C.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    573.18
    Media URN:
    31692
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:19:00 / 01:35:10:00
    Canister:
    56/30

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