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    Cap Griz Nez, France: GV Swimmers preparing for swim at Cap Griz Nez. SV Billy Butlin fires gun for start of race. BV Swimmers into water. SV Swimmers in water. SV Gendarmes looking on. LV Escort boat out to sea. 138ft



    Dover, England: SV Abdel Heif swimming alongside boat. T.L. Park of U.S.A. swimming alongside boat. CU Men looking over side of boat. SV Madge Magrath G.B. Being paced. BV Margaret Sweeney's boat after she gave up. SCU Damian Piza Beltram of Mexico swimming. CU Billy Dutlin flying overhead in Helicopter. SV Park swimming strongly well in the lead, after seven hours and seven miles from Dover. SV Park's escort vessel pitching in swell. LV Approaching Dover cliffs. NEARER SHOT Ditto. LV Park out of water walks over rocks and stumbles. GV Coast of folkstone and Dover. LV Abdel Heif into Folkstone in little boat. CU Heif showing the Egyptian flag. GV Crowd at Folkstone Harbour. SV Crowd round Heif.



    Cap Griz Nez, France: CU Billy Butlin presenting Heif with cup. CU Cup. SV Heif shaking hands with Park.



    ENGLAND: EGYPTION WINS CHANNEL RACE. Latif Abdu Heif beats 15 others in Channel swim for 1,000 guineas trophy. Dover, England GV Swimmers preparing for swim at Cap. Griz Nez. SV Billy Butlin fires gun for start of race. BV Swimmers into water. SV Swimmers in water. SV Gendarmes looking on. LV Escort boat out to sea. SV Abdel Heif swimming alongside boat. T.L. Park of U.S.A. swimming alongside boat. CU Men looking over side of boat. SV Madge Magrath G.B. being paced. BV Margaret Sweeney's boat after she gave up. SCU Damian Piza Beltram of Mexico swimming. CU Billy Butlin flying overhead in helicopter. SV Park swimming strongly well in lead after seven thousand seven miles from Dover. SV Park's escort vessel p itching in swell. LV Approaching Dover cliffs. NEAR SHOT Ditto. LV Park out of water walks over rocks and stumbles GV Coast of Folkstone and Dover. LV Abdel Heif into Folkstone and in a little boat. CU Heif showing Egyptian Flag. GV Crowd at Folkstone Harbour. SV Crowd round Heif.



    CU Billy Butlin presenting cup Heif. CU Cup SV Heif shaking hands with Park.



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    Film ID:
    VLVA79R9PAJJQA3NWX9ID15KKGH7Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA79R9PAJJQA3NWX9ID15KKGH7Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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