• Short Summary

    Mercedes Gleitze and Millie Hudson travel to Tangiers to swim the Straits of Gibraltar.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Great Adventure. Mercedes Gleitze, the famous swimmer, on board the SS Slamat bound for Tangiers, keeps fit for her attempt to swim the Straits of Gibraltar

    AT SEA:
    EXT
    Swimmer Mercedes Gleitze on board the SS Slamat en route to Tanguiers to swim the Straits of Gibraltar / Mercedes Gleitze exercising on deck

    SLATE INFORMATION: Captain Adams explains the currents and tides of the Straits

    INT SHIP
    Captain Adams showing Gleitze tidal maps of the Straits of Gibraltar

    SLATE INFORMATION: Friends Again! Miss Gleitze and Miss M Hudson make up their differences

    EXT
    Gleitze and fellow swimmer Millie Hudson embrace / Gleitze and Hudson along on deck

    SLATE INFORMATION: Miss Hudson at exercise

    Millie Hudson exercising on deck

    INT SHIP
    Gleitze and Hudson with Captain Adams
    Background: Mercedes Gleitze and Millie Hudson travel to Tangiers to swim the Straits of Gibraltar.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAPOJDPXWT8S76A9NTB55X31F0
    Media URN:
    VLVAAPOJDPXWT8S76A9NTB55X31F0
    Group:
    Reuters - Empire News Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1927
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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