• Short Summary

    We are introduced to the Oxford Boat Race crew by their President, J C Cherry.

  • Description

    Titles read: "MEET THE OXFORD CREW".

    Oxford (?).

    Various shots of members of the Oxford Boat Race crew. The Oxford President, J C Cherry, introduces each member on the soundtrack - very plummy voice!

    The full crew introduced in the cip are: John Garton, Melvin Young (killed in action during WWII), R R Stewart, then Alec Forbes, Paul Burrough, Frank Waldron, then J Conrad Cherry, A B Hodgson, and the cox Gordon Merifield.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    957.46
    Media URN:
    16418
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1938
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:21:00 / 01:46:31:00
    Canister:
    38/23

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    President "J C Cherry" went under the name Conrad Cherry, sadly later killed in action during WWII.

    The full crew introduced in the cip are:

    John Garton, Melvin Young (also killed in action during WWII), R R Stewart, then Alec Forbes, Paul Burrough, Frank Waldron, then Conrad Cherry again, finally A B Hodgson.

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  2. jamied says

    Then, at the end of the clip is the cox, Gordon Merifield.

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  3. British Pathé says

    Great - does anyone know where they are? Which college they're standing outside?

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