• Short Summary

    Crews from many countries compete for the high honours of the Royal Regatta.

  • Description

    Henley.

    GV. Henley and the river. SV. Russian rowing team setting out for the Stewards Challenge Cup race. Club Krylia Sovietov versus the Leander Club. SV. Russian oarsmen signing autographs for two little boys. GV. Crowds and river. SV. The Stewards Cup in progress, pan with the two boats racing. The Russian team in the background, pan to back view. SV. Massed crowds watching. SV. Pan, Russian team in the lead. GV. Russian team in the lead and they pass the post. GV. River and crowd. SV. Henley people watching. LV. Pan, the Double Sculls race in progress with the Russian team in the foreground, slightly in the lead. The Swiss team in the background, pan with the Russian team. They are about half a length in the lead. GV. Russian team passes the post, winning by half a length. LV. Crowd. GV. Grand Challenge Cup in progress, University of Pennsylvania versus Vancouver. The University of Pennsylvania in the background, in the lead by three quarters of a length, pan to back view. SV. Henley rowing supporters shouting. GV. Two rowing eighths rowing towards and Pennsylvania passes the post, beating Vancouver third of a length. SV. Three girls in a small rowing boat. SCU. Two rowing men lounging in punt.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    533.04
    Media URN:
    30895
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:28:00 / 01:06:14:00
    Canister:
    55/53

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