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  • Short Summary

    Mother of two, Mrs. Corson, successfully swims The English Channel.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Channel conquered again. Mrs. Corson, who is the mother of 2 children, accomplishes great feat in 15 hours 28 minutes".

    Dover, Kent.

    L/S, taken from boat on choppy seas, of Mrs. C. swimming. Two support boats follow her and in the distance is a passing ship. Unsteady M/S of Mrs. C. swimming.

    Panning M/S of Mrs. C. wading out of the sea. She looks exhausted. A man takes her arm and leads her passed crowds of cheering supporters on the beach. View of white cliffs in background.

    M/S of Mrs. C. wrapped in a blanket, a crowd jostle around her. A man points out the camera to Mrs. C. and she gives us a tired looking smile. M/S of Mrs. C. being helped out of a support boat moored in harbour. Still wrapped in a blanket, several men support her arms. In the background, an American flag is flying.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:19:00 / 01:09:09:00
    G 1324

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