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  • Short Summary

    Amateur swimmers compete along a course on the River Thames.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. National long-distance Swimming Championship. won by E W Pascoe from 29 competitors over the famous Kew to Putney Course."

    London.

    Amateur swimmers dive into the River Thames as they start a long distance race.

    Shots of the swimming. Boats are following them along the course. LS of swimmers they are difficult to pick out once the group have broken up.

    Shots of the winner - E W Pascoe - lifted shoulder high by his supporters.

    Sound Track Missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    717.22
    Media URN:
    6368
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:49:00 / 01:45:18:00
    Canister:
    30/18

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