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    Cap Griz Nez., France: SV Kathleen Mayo preparing for swim. Shot Crowd. SV Pan to BV Mayo into water, she waves. SV Competitor on French coast greasing up. SV Pan Competitors into water. Shot Gendarmes looking on. LV Swimmers wading into deep water. Shot From Boat of swimmer Elna Anderson swimming. Closer V From boat Ken Wray swimming. Shot Captain of boat pointing. Shot From boat Kath Mayo swimming. Shot From boat Sam Rocket urging Wray on. Shot From Boat Wray being pulled from water. Another V Wray clambering into boat. CU Tired out Wray. SV Margaret Feather, encouraged by her Egyptian fiancee swimming. Shot From Boat Ned Barnie with feather in cap swimming.



    England: CHANNEL BEATS ALL. Dover & Cap Gris Nez:- Mass Channel swim for GBP500 prize sees attempts from English and French coasts. All seven competitors fail. Dover, England GV Dover Vic Birkett with party towards Customs shed. SV Jennie James welcoming Kathleen Mayo. Shot Wireless operators. Night shot M. Feather with her Egyptian fiancee. SV Night shot Ned Barnie, ;ast to gove up. CU Barnie.



    Sport; Failures; Great Britain; France




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    Dover and Cap Gris Nez

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF40WCGMZS0PE19DOSLHUFQFZZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAF40WCGMZS0PE19DOSLHUFQFZZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1953
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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