The Thames 1948

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    Full title reads: "THAMES".

    Thames, London.

    Boats approaching the start position. Various shots of the crowd at start of the traditional boat race between Cambridge and Oxford. Two men talking. Prime Minister Clement Attlee arriving. Close up shot of the old 'blue'. Crowd watching. Start of race, pan down to the river. Boy on tree, pan to crowd. Boats approaching Barnes Bridge. Crowd watching the teams rowing. Boats passing under Barnes Bridge, Cambridge in the lead. Cambridge approaching winning post. Crowd scene. Interview with Cambridge crew. Pathe reporter John Parsons interviews Chris Barton who says that it was a jolly good race (natural sound).

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/04/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46437
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1424.32
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:15:00 / 01:50:53:00
    Canister:
    48/27
    Sort Number:
    48/027
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