• Short Summary

    Footage of athletic competition between Harvard - Yale and Oxford - Cambridge in London.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "ATHLETICS - HARVARD - YALE V OXFORD - CAMBRIDGE"

    L/S'S of hurdles race which is won by Shields despite a late challenge from Lockton of Oxford. L/S's of high jump competition won by Selwyn of Oxford (include several demonstrations of pre 'Fosbury flop' jumps). L/S's of running races including the finale the 440 yards race which is won by Oxford's Pennington. Oxford and Cambridge win overall at the London stadium (possibly White City ?).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1013.13
    Media URN:
    14408
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:20:00 / 01:13:41:00
    Canister:
    39/57

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