• Short Summary

    The Oxford crew train for the boat race, with individual shots of each.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Now in strict training. Exclusive Pathe Gazette portraits of the Dark Blues..."

    Oxford, Oxfordshire

    M/S of the Oxford rowing eight on the water - a dog is seen at the side, and two boats pass in different directions. There are then individual shots of the crew, including N.E. Whiting, P. Johnson, T.W.Shaw, J. Thomson, W. Rathbone, H.T.Kingsbury, E.C.T. Edwards, W.S. Llewellyn, and Sir James Herbert Croft, as cox.

    Note: great close ups of faces.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    670.35
    Media URN:
    32970
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1927
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:24:00 / 01:50:07:00
    Canister:
    G 1375

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Sir J Croft" is Sir James Herbert Croft, 11th Baronet of Croft Castle.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks!

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