• Short Summary

    Danish swimmer Greta Anderson wins cross channel race in 13 hours and 53 mins

  • Description

    GAUMONT BRITISH IDENT

    SLATE INFORMATION: INTERNATIONAL CHANNEL SWIM

    FRANCE, Cap Gris Nez

    20 swimmers entering the water at the start the race at the French coast
    Newsreel cameramen filming in helicopter above the channel
    Swimmers included Greta Anderson (Denmark) winner , Ken Ray (England ) (2nd) , William Barney from Scotland

    ENGLAND, Dover
    Crowds seen on white cliff over looking Dover
    Greta Anderson finishing swim and struggling out of the sea
    Sponsor Billy Butlin presenting prize of ???? 500 and trophy cup to winner of 1957 International Cross Channel Race.
    Background: Danish swimmer Greta Anderson wins cross channel race in 13 hours and 53 mins

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7OVOS9VHOKBDRKTAHLRAUQHI2
    Media URN:
    VLVA7OVOS9VHOKBDRKTAHLRAUQHI2
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/08/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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