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  • Short Summary

    Item showing people swimming the English Channel.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    English Channel swim.

    MS male Channel swimmer being covered with grease. LS crowd paddling in the water. Various shots of Channel swimmers being covered in grease. Various shots man jumping into rowing boat. MS boat. LS man carrying oars and walking through water up to his neck. LS capsized boat appearing in sea.

    MS man in water up to his waist, carrying bottle. Various shots of swimmers entering water. Various shots of swimmer alongside boat. Various shots crowd standing in water waiting for swimmers. LS male swimmer coming ashore. CU crowd applauding. CU winner receiving cup from Billy Butlin. CU winner's face.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2742.26
    Media URN:
    80783
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:20:00 / 01:50:23:00
    Canister:
    UN 3260 C

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