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  • Short Summary

    Young Channel swimmer "Laddie" Sharp returns home to Lewisham and receives civic welcome. Greater London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Laddie" Sharp comes home! Young Channel swimmer receives civic welcome and is greeted by an enthusiastic crowd. Lewisham, Greater London.

    L/S of crowds of people outside Town Hall (?) as his car draws up. M/S of "Laddie" Sharp shaking hands with the mayor. C/U of the two of them together. M/S as he kisses a woman, possibly his mother. M/S's as he kisses the mayor twice on the lips. L/S of everybody waving as they drive away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    742.09
    Media URN:
    35062
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:57:00 / 01:11:02:00
    Canister:
    G 1534

Comments (1)

  1. jmelrudy says

    That\'s my Great Grand Mum!
    Please correct your repeated references to he and him as that is a woman.

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