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  • Short Summary

    Long Distance swimmer Ted Erickson fails in his bid to swim across San Francisco Bay.

  • Description

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3211.12
    Media URN:
    89905
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:15:00 / 01:17:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 4168 B

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