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    Six Nation swimming competition in Blackpool, Lancashire.

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    Blackpool, Lancashire.

    GV. The Derby Baths, Blackpool where the six nation swimming contest is taking place. GV. Interior. GV. Crowds. GV. Girls in the bath getting ready for the start of event 3 - 110 yards back stroke. Linda Ludgrove is in lane five with Christine Caron of France in lane one. The race starts, camera pans with the girls as the swim up the first length. SV. Excited crowds. GV. Girls coming towards the finish. Linda Ludgrove is just in front of Christine Caron, Linda touches first. SV. Crowd applauding. CU. Linda Ludgrove. GV. Crowd.

    SV. Bobby McGregor of Great Britain just before the start of 110 yards freestyle. SV. Judges. SV. The start of the 110 yards free style race, camera pans with the swimmers as McGregor, nearest the camera, takes a slight lead. GV. The swimmers going up the first length of the bath. SV. Excited crowd. SV. Nearing the finish McGregor is in front and he touches first. SV. Crowd applauding. SV. McGregor being congratulated by Alain Gottvalles of France who finishes second. SV. Crowd. SV. McGregor.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:50:00 / 01:28:16:00

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