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  • Short Summary

    46 crews compete in the 'Headship of the River' race on the Thames.

  • Description

    Full titles read: '"Headship of the River" - 46 crews compete in thrilling race over historic course in first race for Thames Championship.'

    Putney to Mortlake, London.

    (Brief shot from the previous story, 'The Varsity Sports', showing G.C. Weightman Smith who broke the low hurdles record in 15 2/5 seconds and also won 120 yards hurdles.)

    High angle L/Ss show several rowing teams on the River Thames before the start of the Headship of the River race; crowds of people stand on the bank to watch. Several shots of boat crews rowing down the river.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    722.02
    Media URN:
    34710
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:55:00 / 01:03:14:00
    Canister:
    G 1488

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