• Short Summary

    Henley Regatta program is completed despite the worst weather in years.

  • Description

    This item is filmed in Technicolor.

    Henley-on-Thames

    Various shots of Henley on Thames with people in boats and barges sailing along Thames. Several shots of fashionable men and women gathered for Henley Regatta. A couple in a small row boat. Several shots of Henley on pouring rain - muddy banks, contestants in raincoats, audience on barges and along the river banks carrying umbrellas etc. People walking along the river bank with umbrellas - good crowd considering the weather.

    Start of the Diamond Sculls race - G. Kottman of Switzerland and W. L. Barry of Quinton Boat Club. Several shots of the race - Kottman wins.

    Family driving in small amphibious car along the river. People walking through mud at Henley, some barefoot. Several shots of the Prince Philip Challenge Cup between Auckland and Thames Rowing Club. Auckland's four wins the race. More shots of the people having difficulty moving through mud.

    Various shots of the Grand Challenge Cup race between University of London and Cornell University (USA). London University's eight wins the race without difficulty. More shots of the crowd in mud as they leave carrying umbrellas.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1764.19
    Media URN:
    54560
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:19:00 / 01:57:30:00
    Canister:
    63/56

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