• Short Summary

    Winner of Channel crossing, swimmer Eileen Fenton receives fantastic welcome in Dewsbury.

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    Welcome home Eileen Fenton. Dewsbury, Yorkshire

    L/S Eileen Fenton walking down steps of town hall with Mayor of Dewsbury, Alderman Brown. L/S of massed crowds waving. C/U Eileen Fenton waving to crowd from steps. L/S of massed crowds waving. M/S of Eileen standing up in car with Mr Betts (her trainer) waving. C/U of boys waving flags. Top view pan Eileen standing up in car driving through on way to cinema. M/S pan crowds on way to cinema. M/S crowds waving. M/S interior, Eileen on stage holding up £1,000 cheque with Mr Betts.

    L/S of audience applauding. M/S of the mayor presenting Eileen with with can of Pathe news film of her race. C/U Mayor and Eileen. C/U of Eileen smiling. More shots of crowds waving outside. M/S Eileen being presented with bouquet in front of her home, accompanied by Mr Betts. L/S Mr Betts and Eileen walking towards past crowds waving flags. C/U Eileen and Mr Betts walking towards. C/U small boy yelling his head off. M/S Eileen standing in front of home waving to crowds.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:17:00 / 01:11:32:00

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