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  • Short Summary

    Footage of women's golf, athletics and Desiree de Courey Wheeler swimming.

  • Description

    Various locations.

    Full titles read: "THE DAY OF THE GIRL ATHLETE - Miss Wickenden - playing as well as say any man wins Girl Golfers Championship."

    L/S of woman golfer on the putting green. She takes her shot but just misses the hole. L/S of Miss Wickenden having an attempt, she taps the ball and it drops into the hall. M/S of Miss Wickenden receiving her trophy from officials. Good C/U of Miss Wickenden smiling,

    Intertitle reads: "Miss Lines - beats women's 220 yds. record."

    L/S of Miss Lines running around race track. C/U of Miss lines catching her breath, she is wearing a T-shirt with the Union Flag on (Union Jack).

    Intertitle reads: "...and here is Miss de Courey Wheeler - who wins Royal Life Saving Certificate at 10 years of age."

    L/S of Desiree de Courey Wheeler jumping into the sea from a large rock. Various shots of Desiree swimming. L/S of her practising life saving technique on her mum (?). Good C/U of Desiree in swimming costume and hat.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:04:00 / 01:02:10:00
    G 914

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