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  • Short Summary

    Cambridge A and B rowing crews in training on the River Cam.

  • Description

    River Cam, Cambridgeshire.

    Title: "INTER-VARSITY BOAT RACE PREPARATIONS. Cambridge Crew in the making ... A & B Crews out for the first time this season".

    M/S of the crew carrying their rowing eight out of the boat house. M/S of the crew in their boat by the edge of the river, an older man standing on the bank uses a pole to push the boat out into the centre of the water, the crew row down stream.

    M/S of another crew lowering their boat into the water. M/S of man with the pole pushing the second boat into the centre of the river, the crew row away from the camera. Various shots of the crews rowing down the river, a group of men on bicycles follow boats from the tow path.

    After a few seconds of spacing, story resumes at 01:07:57, looks like cuts / out takes. More shots of the boats and oars being carried out of the boathouse and lowered onto the river.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:36:00 / 01:09:00:00
    G 1259

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