American swimmer Gertrude Ederle arrives in Britain and trains at Brighton for Channel swim.
Item title reads - For Channel swim. Miss Gertrude Ederle - 17 year old American swimming champion arrives. Plymouth, Devon.
M/S of Gertrude sat on the deck of the ship and leaning against the rail. M/S as she looks at the camera.
Intertitle - 'In training with Jabez Woolf - hero of many attempts - at Brighton.'
M/S as they walk across the beach together, she takes her towel off and smiles at the camera. M/S as she wades into the water between two boats and starts to swim. M/S from the side as she swims and they row in the boat next to her.
Note: this item is orange tinted, there is a shorter black and white version entitled 'Gertrude Ederle' in G 1202 on *PM0408*.