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  • Short Summary

    The famous Australian swimmer Andrew Charlton is seen going through his paces.

  • Description

    Andrew (Boy) Charlton the famous Australian Swimmer is featured.

    He is praised as being: "one of the Empire's Aquatic Leaders." M/S of the swimmer standing by the side of a pool. He is a world record holder. L/S of swimmers preparing to dive into the pool before a race. They dive in and the camera follows them as they swim. Various shots of the race. Our man climbs out of the pool having won the race. C/Us of him looking exhausted after the race. He doesn't smile.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 542.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    932.06
    Media URN:
    16623
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1928
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:55:00 / 01:08:45:00
    Canister:
    EP 132

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