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  • Short Summary

    Mrs Arthur Hamilton nearly manages to swim the Channel but gives up 3 miles from Deal.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Just fails to conquer the Channel - Mrs Arthur Hamilton, after record swim of 20 hours, gives up 3 miles from Deal. Kent.

    M/S as she wades round a rowing boat containing a man and boy. She starts to swim and they row after her. C/U of her swimming the crawl and breaststroke. M/S of her posing on land in her costume and hat.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    240.54
    Media URN:
    22454
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:50:00 / 01:57:19:00
    Canister:
    G 801

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