American swimmer Shirley May France fails to make it across the English Channel.
Full title reads: "The Channel. Shirley May - But She Did'Nt". (sic)
Cap Gris Nez, France - English Channel - Dover, Kent.
LV Towards American swimmer Shirley May France, father and trainer walking down to beach in flare light. CU Shirley May looking unhappy. SV Three French girl onlookers. MV Shirley being greased. CU Shirley still looking apprehensive. MV Back shot Shirley walking into Channel.
LV pressmen on bows of escorting boat. Channel swim party in distance as plane flies overhead. SV Pressmen on bows of ship. MV & SV Shirley May swimming. MV Shirley May's father in launch sending swimmers in after her. LV Shirley being pulled aboard boat. SV Pressman with telephoto lens.
LV Man waving oar on boat leading procession back to England. MV American, British and Dutch flags flying at Dover. SV Shirley May being helped ashore. LV and CU Towards Shirley May surrounded by crowd walking up beach.