• Short Summary

    Mercedes Gleitze the plucky swimmer who at her sixth attempt succeeded in swimming the Straits of Gibraltar.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Perseverance wins. Miss Mercedes Gleitze, the plucky swimmer, who at her sixth attempt succeeded in swimming the Straits of Gibraltar

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    Mercedes Gleitze (swimmer) shakes hands on beach then runs down to sea: Gleitze waves as she sets off: Gleitze swimming with escort boats beside: Gleitze taking drink from escort boat: Gleitze posing on beach at end of swim:
    Background: Mercedes Gleitze the plucky swimmer who at her sixth attempt succeeded in swimming the Straits of Gibraltar. She is the first person to swim across the Strait. Nobody has done it before.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA10JI2Z9ZWME04OMRAL7ZJGQU1
    Media URN:
    VLVA10JI2Z9ZWME04OMRAL7ZJGQU1
    Group:
    Reuters - Empire News Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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