• Short Summary

    Britain wins in Six Nations swimming contest in Blackpool, Lancashire.

  • Description

    Swimming contest. Blackpool, Lancashire.

    SV Martin Woodroffe of Britain at the ready for the 440 Yards Freestyle for Men at Derby Baths, Blackpool. The swimmers dive into water. Zoom back to LV of them swimming. SV Woodroffe swimming. LV Swimmers. Zoom in to leader, Hans Fasnacht of West Germany. SV Woodroffe trying to get on terms with the German. CU As the German touches for a win. Zoom back to GV. SV The finish of the 110 Yards Freestyle for Women. In CU Alex Jackson of Britain is in the lead. Zoom back to GV. She touches and wins. Zoom in to Alex Jackson. LV Crowds waving and cheering. LV Finish of Women's 440 Medley. Pan to Sheila Ratcliffe of Gt. Britain in the lead. GV As Sheila touches and wins. Angle shot finish of 4 x 110 Yards Medley Team Race for Men. Very close finish, Great Britain touch first. GV Swimmers in water. CU British team.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2227.12
    Media URN:
    57466
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:58:00 / 01:10:59:00
    Canister:
    69/76

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