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  • Short Summary

    Athletics action from Oxford University trials - good use of slow motion footage.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Oxford. For that coveted 'Blue'. Magnificent Athletics in Inter-College Contests 'to find the men' to beat Cambridge at the Inter-Varsity Sports."

    Oxford, Oxfordshire.

    Camera follows men competing in a sprint race. Four men take part in a hurdles race. Different angle to show the finish of the race as the runners approach the finish. Several of the runners are not wearing shirts or vests.

    Man competes in the pole vault. He clears the vault and lands in the sand pit on the other side. Great slow motion shot of pole vaulter running towards the camera and clearing the bar.

    Group of men taking part in what is probably a middle distance race. The camera follows one runner. Slow motion shot of runner breaking the winning tape. He is turning to look behind him as he crosses the line.

    Sound Track Missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    663.26
    Media URN:
    4795
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:49:00 / 01:31:27:00
    Canister:
    32/13

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