• Short Summary

    Scenes of teams in preparation for the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race.

  • Description

    Cambridge and Oxford University rowing teams in training for the Boat Race.

    Full title reads: "In real earnest, now! The Rival Boat Race Crews have arrived on the Thames - Cambridge - are already 'well together ' at Goring ..."

    Goring, Oxfordshire.

    Members of Cambridge University rowing team lower their boat into the water. MS Pan along the boat showing the various rowers as they take their seats and place their oars. The rowers move out into the river and the cox shouts pull, they begin to row. They row out under a bridge support and off into the distance. LS boat coming towards camera, a small motor boat is sailing along side. Closer shot of the boat as the rowers row.

    Intertitle reads: "... At Henley - Oxford are improving daily under Colonel Gibbons' coaching."

    Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.

    Oxford University rowing team practice their strokes on the River Thames. They row away from the camera. They row back down the river past the camera. They row off under a stone bridge.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:59:00 / 01:57:25:00

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