• Short Summary

    15 years old Margaret Edwards is unbeatable in Berlin-London swimming competition.

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    Downham, Kent.

    LV. Teams parading, & SV. SV. Crowd applauding. LV. Start of the 120 yards woman free style race, Barbara Kingston in the far lane, with team mate Joyce Clarke in third lane, & SCU. Pan shot, girls swim together with Kingston ahead by a nose. SV. The two English girls and German girl turn almost together but the German girl in nearest lane has already dropped behind. SCU. Pan, the two English girls just slightly ahead of their German rivals. SV. Crowd. SCU. Pan, swimming back over the last length. Two English fight for the lead, German out of picture. LV. Kingston beats Clarke by a yard. Time 1 min. 21.2 seconds. SCU. Girls shaking hands in water. LV. Women's 120 yards back stroke race under way. British girls - Margaret Edwards of Heston in lane 1 and Judy Grinham in lane 3. SCU. Pan, the two London girls already ahead of the Germans with Edwards in a slight lead. SV. Edwards turns first and Grinham does a back flip and turn. SCU. Grinham swimming easily, pan to Edwards in the lead. SCU. German trainer watching. SV. Pan, Edwards leading from Grinham. SV. Edwards racing up to win by 4 yards from Grinham in the time off. 1 min 25.6 sec. SVC. Crowd. SCU. Edwards shaking hands with German girl.

    (Neg) (Title Scene "C")

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:37:00 / 01:04:59:00

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