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  • Short Summary

    Oxford University boat race crew in training. Some good C/Us of coach and crew.

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    Full title reads: "Oxford at Goring. Dark blues final spin before leaving for Putney".

    Oxford in training for boat race at Goring-on-Thames (Goring on Thames), Oxfordshire.

    Various shots of Oxford University crew in rowing eight going down River Isis (River Thames). Some shots taken from support crew's boat following the rowers up river.

    Various C/Us of crew members. The first young man is President of Oxford University Boat Club, Mr. M. H. Mosely. Unfortunately the names of the other crew members are unknown. All look very youthful and fresh faced.

    Various C/Us of older man smoking a cigar and laughing - Mr. Haigh Thomas, the crew's coach.

    Note: sound track is missing.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:12:00 / 01:07:43:00

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The final members of the Oxford crew for 1935, (and therefore very likely to be the men seen in this last practice run), were as follows;

    R Hope, David Michael de R Winser, E E D Tomlin, P R S Bankes, D R B Mynors, John Couchman, B J Sciortino, A V Sutcliffe and cox C G F Bryan.

  2. British Pathé says

    Good research - can anyone confirm?

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