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    Footage of the New Zealand rowing team in action.

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    New Zealand rowing team Location of events unknown.

    Boats, sports. New Zealand rowing team. Boat race on river; ca 1919? (no other info) opens with guy in a kayak or canoe rowing in FG. While 9-man teams in other long boats race past. More of this. Shot of the boat approaching: first just the long oars coming from top rt. Then the canoe moves down screen; with the crew's backs to camera -- young men in shorts and dark shirts. They are coming in to shore;a man wades in the shallow water holding onto boat; the rowers get out; carrying their oars.

    CU the team carries boat past group of spectators wearing coats. Then, boat rowing away again. CU 2 guys; one in sweater facing away; leaning down; other sitting in boat facing camera. Crew launching boat. They set it into water by the beach. Rowing away.(Blank screen; seems to end; but next story is part of same Team posing; standing with oars -- in centre man in New Zealand army uniform. Team carrying boat toward camera. Team sitting in boat; as another man uses oar to push them away from beach. They row away up river.

    Boats, sports.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1919
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:35:00 / 01:43:28:00
    ON 122 H

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  1. Unknown user says

    Location is Thames Rowing Club at Putney, London.

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  2. malxellis says

    I can identify Clarrie Healie, Bill Coombes and Darcy Hadfield. This crew, and derivatives of it rowed in 1918 and 1919.

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