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  • Short Summary

    Joan Brunton, aged 11, swims from Dover to Deal in under 3 hours.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The Channel next year? 11 year old Joan Brunton swam from Dover to Deal - nearly 11 miles in 2 hours, 51 minutes! Dover, Kent.

    M/S as a man (her father?) massages Joan's arms and neck to loosen them up, then puts her swimming hat on her head with some difficulty. M/S as she wades out into the sea and swims along. M/S as he sails out in a boat after her. M/S as he hands her a cup and she takes a drink from it. C/U of her swimming along. M/S as she climbs back into the boat. M/S as she walks up the shore. C/U of her face.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    742.17
    Media URN:
    35070
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:22:00 / 01:23:08:00
    Canister:
    G 1535

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