• Short Summary

    Unsuccessful channel swimmer Shirley May France gets a warm welcome in the USA

  • Description

    Full title reads: "News From The USA - Home Town Greets Shirley May".

    Somerset, Massachusetts, United States of America (USA).

    MS. Shots of procession carrying banners etc., "Welcome Home Shirley May".

    LS Shirley May France unsuccessful channel swimmer, riding in open car along crowded roads.

    MS Shirley May France being carried on shoulders of College football team. Various shots of Clambake.

    MS Shirley May France with arms around swimming coach Harry Boudakian.

    MS Shirley May France at table during Clambake, beside House Republican Leader, Representative Joe Martin.

    MS Shirley May France receiving presents.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1425.19
    Media URN:
    46462
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:02:00 / 01:35:51:00
    Canister:
    49/79 (Special)

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