• Short Summary

    Camera introduces Oxford crew for this year's boat race against Cambridge.

  • Description

    Title for this item is missing. Paperwork states the title should read: "MEET THE OXFORD CREW".

    Oxford, Oxfordshire.

    Camera pans along line of young men - the Oxford crew. This is the Oxford Rowing Team which will compete with Cambridge in this year's Oxford v Cambridge boat race. Succession of close up shots introducing each member of the crew to the audience.

    Note - sound stops for short periods at the start and towards the end of item.

    The men seen here are: Mike Ashby, Jock Lewes (President of the Oxford University Boat Club), David Mynors, Ronnie Rowe, Paul Burrough, John "Jan" Sturrock, Conrad Cherry (sadly killed in action during WWII), Brian Hodgson and Gordon Merrifield.

    Amendment 2016: Jock Lewes became a founding principal training officer of the SAS and inventor of the Lewes bomb. He was killed in action in December 1941.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    913.07
    Media URN:
    13435
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1937
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:16:00 / 01:19:28:00
    Canister:
    37/17

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The men seen here are:

    Mike Ashby, Jock Lewes (President of the Oxford University Boat Club), David Mynors, Ronnie Rowe, Paul Burrough, John "Jan" Sturrock, Conrad Cherry (sadly killed in action during WWII), Brian Hodgson and Gordon Merrifield.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Brilliant - thanks. Sad to hear about Conrad Cherry - anyone know what happened to the others?

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