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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1956 July

Canadian Swimmer Cliff Lumsdon Wins the 25-Mile World Championship in Atlantic City, N.J.

Digital Collection

The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
07/19/56
Run Time
1 min., 21 sec.
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Competitors in the 25-mile swimming race take a group photo; swimmers are greased up for the race; the swimmers race around Absecon Island, and Tom Park and Cliff Lumsdon compete for first place; Greta Anderson takes a break to drink water; Lumsdon wins by half a stroke; an unnamed woman displays a trophy.
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