• Short Summary

    Florence Chadwick breaks Channel Swim record - Shirley May France fails to reach Kent.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "St. Margaret's Bay. Miss Chadwick Breaks Record".

    Dover, Kent.

    Library - MV American Cross Channel swimmer Shirley May France entering water. MV Shirley swimming in Channel - she fails.

    MV Man looking through telescope from cliffs of Dover. LV Florence Chadwick and boat nearing shore. SV Man looking through telescope. LV Florence Chadwick finishing swim.

    MV Boat with Shirley May aboard arriving. MS Shirley May's party jumping ashore. Boat surrounded by crowd. SV Shirley May being carried ashore. & Pan CU. LS Towards Shirley being carried ashore. MV Towards Shirley being carried into hotel.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1482.10
    Media URN:
    48396
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:28:00 / 01:43:20:00
    Canister:
    50/65

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