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  • Short Summary

    Ivy Hawke, 23 year-old London girl swims the Channel in 19 hours 16 minutes.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Third time... successful! - Miss Ivy Hawke, 23 year-old London Girl... conquers Channel in 19 hrs. 16 mins. (Exclusive Pictures)"

    Dover, Kent.

    Various shots of Ivy Hawke swimming along in the Channel. Another person is swimming beside her, and several people in a rowing boat are slightly ahead of her. M/S of Ivy on the beach after her marathon swim; crowds of people gathered around her wave and cheer. M/S of Ivy sitting in the back seat of an open car with an old man - probably her father. C/U of Ivy.

    Note: alternative spelling - Ivy Hawk. This item has been transferred from yellow tinted nitrate print.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    740.12
    Media URN:
    35028
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:56:00 / 01:22:12:00
    Canister:
    G 1531

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