The Oxford and Cambridge rowing teams practice for the Boat Race.
Item title reads - Dark Blues - impress critics on first appearance on the tideway. Putney, London.
M/S as the Oxford rowing team carry their boat out of the shed, they are in rowing kit with scarves around their necks. L/S as they lower the boat gently into the water. M/S after they have got into the boat, they are pushed out from the side. M/S as they start rowing, people watch from the side. Various shots of them rowing.
Intertitle - 'and with Cambridge also shaping well, a close race is promised.'
L/S as the Cambridge team bring their boat out and put it in the water, they climb in then row off. L/S of the team rowing along.