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  • Short Summary

    Mrs. Corson becomes instant celebrity having been only second woman to swim Channel.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Well done, mother! Enthusiastic crowds chair and cheer Mrs. Corson, second woman to swim the Channel".

    Dover, Kent.

    M/S of Mrs. C. being carried down sea front on shoulders of two men. An crowd of supporters follows, Mrs. C. waves a bunch of flowers at them. M/S of Mrs. C. standing at front of crowd she cross her arms to shake hands with men standing on either side of her. M/S of Mrs. C. sitting behind a desk, three men in suits stand behind her. Crowds of supporters peer through windows behind them.

    Intertitle reads: "Billy Kellingley, trainer, Captain H. Pearson, Pilot and Mr. Corson".

    C/U of Kellingley. C/U of Pearson. C/U of Mr. C. M/S of Mrs. C. looking at doll mascot on desk. C/U of Mrs. C. talking.

    Cuts exist - see separate record for details.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:54:00 / 01:28:11:00
    G 1325

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