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  • Short Summary

    Margaret Barff wins first amateur women's sculling championship from Putney to Mortlake.

  • Description

    Item title reads - First amateur women's sculling championship. Miss Margaret Barff (Alpha R.C.) wins title from 3 other competitors over historic course in 26 minutes, 53 seconds. Putney to Mortlake, London.

    L/S of the female scullers rowing down the river filmed from a boat alongside. Various shots as they row and Margaret passes the finish line. M/S of her in her scull looking tired. M/S as she is held aloft by supporters while everyone shakes her hand.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    744.09
    Media URN:
    35105
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:15:00 / 01:14:12:00
    Canister:
    G 1540

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