• Short Summary

    Massive crowds watch a rowing race in Sydney, Australia.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Sydney. Australia's 'Boat Race' Enormous crowds throng banks to see St. Joseph's win thrilling race rowed from Putney to Mortlake!"

    Sydney, Australia.

    Large crowd gathered on bank of river.

    People sitting in small rowing boats.

    'Manley Beach Excursions' boat with its decks crammed with spectators (it looks very over crowded and is tilting in the water). Another boat is similarly overcrowded.

    Four eights set off on their rowing race, the teams are from St. Josephs, Shaw, Kings and Grammer. More long shots of the rowing.

    People on one of the viewing boats leap up and down and cheer on their teams.

    More shots of the rowing. The teams near the finish line - St. Joseph's win by about half a length.

    Shot of the victorious crew sitting in their boat.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    659.12
    Media URN:
    4693
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:46:00 / 01:14:11:00
    Canister:
    32/60

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