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    Putney, London.

    Intertitle: "THE 72nd VARSITY BOAT RACE. Oxford-Challengers - take the water first in the great 'Battle of the Blues'. OXFORD 39 WINS, CAMBRIDGE 31 WINS."

    Intertitle: "Cambridge - looking trained to the hour and fit to repeat their easy 1914 victory - follow."

    M/S of one of the crews (Oxford?) carrying their eight from the boat house, they all wear scarves around their necks. They return to the boat house to pick up their oars. A small group of people mill around watching them. M/S of the crew in the boat, in the distance is a bridge over the River Thames. Men in flat caps help launch the boat out into deeper water, the crew remove their scarves. M/S of the crew rowing down the river.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    21439
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    208.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:08:00 / 01:13:28:00
    Canister:
    G 652
    Sort Number:
    G 0652
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    Sport & Leisure Travel & Exploration
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    The Boat Race
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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