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    Cambridge and Oxford racing boats near Hammersmith Bridge

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Cambridge Win the Boat Race

    ENGLAND: London: Various:
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    BOAT RACE 1949 Boat Race. Closest finish since 1877. Cambridge win by three feet in Race of the Century. Neck and neck all the way. Good shots of favours being sold. Children watch Oxford win toss. Two captains seen tossing. Good shot of Hammersmith Bridge as crews reach it.


    CAMBRIDGE Cambridge beat Oxford in the 1949 boat race in "Race of the Century." Both crews neck and neck all the way. Cambridge after losing toss win by 3 feet. Very good shots of crews rowing neck and neck


    CHILDREN Children watching 1949 boat race. Boy nearly chokes with anticipation


    OXFORD Captain seen winning toss in 1949 boat race. Crew starting off but loses by three feet in race of the century. Seen carrying in their boat to boathouse at end of the race


    Sport; Rowing; Students; Ships and Boats

    row, competition, crowd, crowds, audience
    Background: Cambridge and Oxford racing boats near Hammersmith Bridge

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7Q1N2EZT56EYFOOAUEI257N2Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA7Q1N2EZT56EYFOOAUEI257N2Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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