• Short Summary

    Video Roll Title: Miss Gleitze in training for Irish Sea Swim

    Mercedes Gleitze, the first woman to swim the English Channel in 1927, in training at Blackpool

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Muscular Mercedes: If legs mean anything, Miss Gleitze, training at Blackpool, is well set for her Irish Sea swim

    ENGLAND: Lancashire: Blackpool:

    Mercedes Gleitze, the first woman to swim the English Channel in 1927 standing with others / Mercedes Gleitze exercising on table / Gleitze exercising on beach / Close shot of Gleitze
    Background: Video Roll Title: Miss Gleitze in training for Irish Sea Swim

    Mercedes Gleitze, the first woman to swim the English Channel in 1927, in training at Blackpool

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACJKLG7EV49613L83QTVCN6D80
    Media URN:
    VLVACJKLG7EV49613L83QTVCN6D80
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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