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  • Short Summary

    Ethel Hertle beats 54 other women to the $10,000 prize in marathon swim. Toronto, Canada.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Women's Marathon Swim. Ethel Hertle of New York defeats Gertrude Ederle and fifty three other mermaids in 10 mile swim for 10,000 dollar prize. Toronto, Canada.

    Various shots of the ladies being covered in grease to make them go faster. L/S as the ladies dive in and start to swim. M/S as they swim along. C/U of one swimmer (Ethel Hertle ?) L/S pan across people watching. M/S as Ethel climbs out of the water. C/U of her face, she laughs.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    742.35
    Media URN:
    35088
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:37:00 / 01:46:17:00
    Canister:
    G 1537

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