• Short Summary

    Oxford beat Cambridge in the 100th traditional boat race between Putney and Mortlake.

  • Description

    Putney & Mortlake.

    LV & SV crews at stake boat. GV crowds along riverside. LV crews at stake boat. SV people on launches including Mr Clement Attlee. SV pan, start of race, pan away. CU crews racing, zoom out to back view as they race away with Oxford, nearest cameras, slightly in the lead. SV from launch, Oxford with slightly the faster rate pulling away. SV back view, Oxford, pan to Cambridge. CU Cambridge rowing. SV launches following. LV crews approaching Hammersmith bridge and shooting. STV Cambridge shooting bridge, pan to Oxford ahead of them. STV launch following. LV from launch, Cambridge, pan to Oxford. SV Oxford going well through choppy water, pan to Cambridge still behind. LV Oxford well in front as Cambridge shoot Barnes Bridge. SV launches following. LV Oxford with commanding lead nearing finish. CU Cambridge rowing in choppy waters. GV crews nearing the finish, crowds in foreground. SV pan with Oxford, as they approach and pass winning post. SCU Cox shaking hands with stroke in Oxford boat. Oxford wins the 100th boat race.

    (Orig.Neg. & Lav.) (Orig.B.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    150.01
    Media URN:
    29310
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/04/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:16:00 / 01:02:52:00
    Canister:
    54/26

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