Jesus College, Cambridge, wins Tideway Head of the River race started by Princess Elizabeth.
Mortlake, Surrey and Putney, London.
Start of the Tideway Head of the River boat race, boats with crews getting ready. GV. Crews pulling up to start. LV. Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and party in launch at start of race. CU. Princess Elizabeth. GV. Boats waiting to start. LV. & SV. Boats starting. SV. Woman looking through binoculars. GV. Boats leaving starting point. SCU. Two oarsmen. GV. Race in progress, teams are coming from all around the country. LV. Three crews rowing. SCU. Oarsmen. SV. Three men on Isleworth towpath. GV. Race in progress. LV. Race in progress. SV. Towards, coach riding on bicycle along towpath shouting through megaphone. LV. Three crews racing. SV. Crowd. GV. Race in progress. Pan down to crews going under Hammersmith Bridge. LV. Jesus College, Cambridge, well ahead. SV. Princess Elizabeth looking on from balcony. LV. Pan, Jesus College crew. GV. Race in progress. LV. Pan, race in progress. Winners passing line.
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