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  • Short Summary

    Women's swimming race from Rochester to Gillingham.

  • Description

    Kent.

    Title: "Ladies' long distance Swimming Championship from Rochester to Gillingham ... won by Miss Flint".

    Panning C/U of a group of women in swim suits sitting by the water's edge. M/S of the women standing on the edge of a boat, waiting to dive. L/S of women diving into the water of an estuary / river. Panning L/S of the women swimming. M/S of a woman swimming behind two boats. Point of view M/S, taken from on of the boats, of a woman swimming. Various, similar P.O.V. shots of more female swimmers. C/U of one of the competitors, having just got out of the water (Miss Flint?).

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    536.15
    Media URN:
    25894
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/07/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:55:00 / 01:40:51:00
    Canister:
    G 1311

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