Long Distance swimmer Ted Erickson fails in his bid to swim across San Francisco Bay.
Unissued / Unused material -
San Francisco Bay, California, United States of America (USA).
GV Farallon Islands off San Francisco. GV Of Golden Gate Bridge shrouded in mist. VS Long distance swimmer Ted Erickson swimming accompanied by pilot boat. LS Of fins of man-eating sharks just emerge out of waters of bay. LS Crew on pilot boat fire a rifle at sharks. LS Tries to continue but has to retire with the cold. MS Erickson sitting in hot bath having failed in his bid to swim across San Francisco Bay.
(F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 21/08/1966.