Swimmers arriving for Daily Mail prize Channel swimming competition.
Dover and Folkestone, Kent.
MS. & SCU. The Argentinean swimmer, Antonio Abertondo and Dutch swimmer, Willie Van Rijsel jumping ashore from rowing boat after a training swim - they are training for the Channel swim race. MS. The rowing boat. SCU. Antonio, Will Van Rijsel and trainer Temme, pan to include another man. MS. The group on the beach, pan to others on beach, pan back to group. MS. The Argentinean walking towards camera. LS. Towards, Alfonso Cruz and his girl manager, Ingrid Ygelsias walking along cliff path at Dover dressed in national costumes. MS. The two of them wearing national costumes sitting on cliff fence looking out to sea. SCU. & CU. Cruz looking through telescope as it rests on Ingrid's shoulder (3 shots). LS. The two of them walking along road. MS. They enter general shop. LS. Group of Egyptian swimmers posing on steps of hotel. CU. Egyptian taking photograph. MS. The Egyptians and their families walking out of hotel. LS. Towards, the crowd of swimmers walking along prom at Folkestone. MS. The five swimmers (left to right): Mareeh Hassan Hamad, A. E. A. Shafshahl, Yohney Attallah, Abdre Honan Agdu and Hassan Abdel Rehim, posing with small daughter of one of them, pan to cameraman. CU. Individual shots of Egyptian swimmers (3 shots). Dope sheet not clear enough to give exact identification. CU. Egyptian badge on coat of one of them. CU. Cameraman, pan to one of the swimmers. SCU. Cameraman fitting in plate. Looking towards one of swimmers.
(Mute. Orig. Neg.)
Date found in the old record - 31/07/1950.