How Cambridge Won The 77th Boat Race 1925

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    Item title reads - How Cambridge won 77th Boat Race. Oxford, challengers, take the water first. Putney to Mortlake, London.

    M/S as the Oxford rowing team carry their boat out of the boathouse.

    Intertitle - 'Cambridge soon followed, having won the toss and chosen the Middlesex side.' M/S as Cambridge carry their boat out. L/S of the two teams lined up on the water, they start rowing.

    Intertitle - '3.43 Cambridge already lead by a length.' L/S of Cambridge out in front as the two teams row up the river.

    Intertitle - '3.50 The Light Blues lead by 6 lengths - Oxford were in difficulties being almost waterlogged.' L/S from above as Cambridge speed out into the lead, M/S as Oxford follow, the front of their boat is beginning to sink.

    Intertitle - '3.58 Cambridge rowing easily.' L/S of Cambridge rowing along.

    Intertitle - '3.51 Oxford give up!' M/S of Oxford rowing, they stop and still look to be sinking, another boat sails past.

    Intertitle - '4.1 Cambridge paddle past the post.' M/S as Cambridge row towards the finish line followed by people waving in another boat.

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    British Pathé
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    01:51:43:00 / 01:54:22:00
    G 1177
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