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  • Short Summary

    Oxford University beat Cambridge in cross country running race. Sound version on PM0709.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Horton Kirby. Inter-Varsity 'Cross-Country'. Oxford end long run of failures by narrow margin of 3 points."

    Horton Kirby, Kent.

    Pan along line up of victorious Oxford University athletics team following their win against Cambridge. They are dressed in their University Club blazers.

    Pan along Cambridge team, dressed in similar fashion.

    Shots of cross country running race. People stand and watch at the side of the course.

    Two Cambridge runners lead the way through a swollen river.

    Benson and Brook cross the line first and second for Cambridge (Oxford won on points).

    MS of one of the athletes at the end of the race.

    A version of this story with a sound track is an item on tape PM0709 - 709.13. This version has different shots of the team line ups and longer shots of race finish.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    755.05
    Media URN:
    8231
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:24:00 / 01:06:56:00
    Canister:
    30/58

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