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    Full title reads: "Oxford. Finals Day is the Day of the Year! 'Town and gown' throng banks to see Brasenose 'head of the river' for 4th year in succession."

    Oxford, Oxfordshire.

    Shots of rowing competition between colleges of Oxford University. Teams of rowers start off at intervals and are watched by crowds from the river banks.

    Teams catch up with the boat in front. M/S of the teams bumping each other then stopping.

    Good shot of people craning necks to get a view of race.

    More shots of rowing. The winning team are applauded over the winning line. Teams gather on the river at the end of the race.

    Intertitle reads: "Could enthusiasm go further? Brasenose Undergraduates swim out with 'refreshments' to celebrate their team's victory - at once - and on the spot!"

    Students dive into the river from the far bank and swim over to the winning boat from Brasenose College. Some of the swimmers hand over bottles presumably of champagne.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    10595
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    809.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:56:00 / 01:08:11:00
    Canister:
    31/44
    Sort Number:
    31/044
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