• Short Summary

    Tom Blower conquers the English Channel.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "DOVER".

    Dover, Kent.

    Several shots of a man swimming in sea surrounded by several small boats. Man is Nottingham engineer Tom Blower. He swam across the English Channel with constant speed of twenty four strokes per minute. Another man is seen in the water. He is a friend acting as a pace maker over the last hundred yards. Two men swimming. Tom and friend at shore, crowds applauding and cheering.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    929.51
    Media URN:
    13685
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/08/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:17:00 / 01:45:51:00
    Canister:
    37/63

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