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  • Short Summary

    Channel swimmer, Gertrude Ederle, teaches children how to swim.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Trudie turns teacher. Gertrude Ederle first woman to swim Channel trains children to become good swimmers".

    United States of America (USA).

    M/S of Gertrude sitting in small swimming pool with two children, one hangs from safety harness. More children watch from side of pool (some of these children have crutches, one has a bandaged eye). C/U of Gertrude in the water, she is showing a boy how to do breast stroke. M/S of Gertrude helping a girl to swim. M/S of Gertrude helping little girl in harness to swim. C/U of Gertrude with first child.

    Some children appear to have physical disabilities.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    660.24
    Media URN:
    26496
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:08:00 / 01:52:59:00
    Canister:
    G 1355

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