SWIMMING THE ENGLISH CHANNEL - 1930S A swimmer cuts through the water of the English Channel hoping to beat earlier records and followed by supporters in row boats. The group is dwarfed and quickly passed by a cruise ship.
DEMPSEY FEIGNS AN INJURY Jack Dempsey feigns an injured leg, then kicks two tormentors. He grabs a cone and races out of the hold onto a ship's deck. He climbs the rigging and threatens the crew with the cone of nitro. Dempsey escapes in a rowboat with a friend to safety on a dock. Kitschy stuff.
HARRY HOUDINI TO THE RESCUE Kitschy fun as a girl fleeing an evil chauffeur jumps in a rowboat heading for a waterfall. Harry Houdini swims after the girl and rescues her, pulling her to shore and reviving her. Good closeups of Houdini and girl embracing.
MOAB UTAH'S ARCHES NATIONAL PARK Several shots of exotic rock formations and canyons in Arches National Park located in Moab, Utah. Shot of river flowing through canyon. Two people with two canoes at shore
Date: 1999 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:03:34:00, No Audio
JACK DEMPSEY GETS SHANGHAIED Jack Dempsey exits a house and is surrounded by men holding guns. Men load a body into a rowboat. Jack Dempsey is dragged aboard a ship and revives on deck. He's pushed, shoved and wrestled by a gang of sailors. Closeup of a blackjack being raised and lowered. Dempsey is thrown in the ship's hold. Closeup of sullen Dempsey regaining consciousness.
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