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  • Short Summary

    Women's' fours rowing race on River Thames: crew from Reading beat Oxford crew.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Oars-woman-ship. Reading girls gain narrow victory over Oxford girls - by 8 points - in first competition for style in womens' fours".

    Reading, Berkshire.

    M/S of crew of women rowers and their female cox sitting in boat beside river bank, a man standing on the jetty pushes the boat out into the water. M/S of the women rowing down River Thames. Various shots of women rowing under a bridge. M/S of crew of women lifting a boat out of the water. M/S of the women standing outside boathouse. They wear shorts, white blazers and stripy scarves. A man - their coach? - stands behind them. The girls link arms and seem in high spirits, all have highly fashionable cropped hair of time.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:35:24. More shots of women rowing down river - similar to shots in edited bit of item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    658.16
    Media URN:
    26459
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:17:00 / 01:37:25:00
    Canister:
    G 1350

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