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  • Short Summary

    We see distance swimmer Mrs Arthur Hamilton in the sea and on the shore as she prepares for Channel swim.

  • Description

    Item title reads - To Attempt Channel Swim. Mrs. Arthur Hamilton - the well-known distance swimmer - in active training. Hove.

    M/S of Mrs Hamilton in the water, a boy in a boat hands her a cup and she takes a drink. She smiles and hands it back. M/S as she poses on the shore wrapped in a towel, she has her medals pinned to her costume.

    See also EP 054 which features Mrs Hamilton and appears to have been shot at the same time (same swim hat!) - JH 2000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    236.02
    Media URN:
    22304
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:28:00 / 01:01:50:00
    Canister:
    G 778

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