• Short Summary

    Cambridge win the boat race, Princess Margaret and CND demonstrators watch (not together!)

  • Description

    Title reads: "Cambridge walk it".

    Putney to Mortlake, London.

    Oxford - Cambridge Boat Race. L/S crowds outside the boat house. C/U Princess Margaret stepping out of car followed by her husband Lord Snowdon (Anthony Armstrong Jones). C/U Princess Margaret. C/U Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon walking down ramp towards River Thames.

    C/U group of students holding banner "Oxford This Year And Forever". C/U Oxford University crew holding their boat aloft before lowering it into the water. Cambridge University crew carrying their boat down to the waters edge. C/U Princess Margaret sitting down in umpire's boat. C/U couple taking photograph.

    Various shots "Ban-the-Bomb" demonstrators holding balloons with CND (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament) symbol on. L/S start of boat race with Cambridge nearest camera. Various shots of the famous rowing eights race down the Thames. M/S Princess Margaret and Snowdon launch following. G/V as both crews approach and go under Hammersmith Bridge. More shots of race. Princess Margaret shields herself with her mackintosh from the spray. More shots of race, panning shot as Cambridge eight passes the post and wins the race

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:56:00 / 01:27:01:00

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