• Short Summary

    Oxford University rowing team win the annual boat race on the Thames.

  • Description

    Title reads: "OXFORD BY FOUR LENGTHS".

    Dark Blues win boat race convincingly, River Thames, London.

    L/S crowded tow path at Putney. C/U young man buying rosette, he pins it onto his girlfriend. L/S the Oxford University team limbering up. C/U Club President Miles Moreland limbering up. L/S Cambridge University team limbering up. C/U Cambridge cox. M/S young people in crowd cheering.

    L/S Oxford crew in their boat. C/U S. Morris. C/U D. Mills, pan to R. Clegg. C/U cox, M. Leigh. Pan Cambridge rowers in boat. C/U J. Fell, pan to D. Roberts. M/S crowd. M/S Prince Charles (Prince of Wales) on board boat listening with earphones.

    Panning shot start of race. Tracking shot two boats racing. M/S Oxford rowing eight. L/S two boats. C/U Cambridge, pan to the Oxford boat. L/S very crowded boat following. L/S two boats Oxford are now about a length up from Cambridge. M/S Oxford come up and shoot Hammersmith Bridge. C/U slow motion panning shot of the Oxford boat. M/S two boats coming up near the finish. Panning shot Oxford crossing finish line, the winners.

    M/S crowded two path. Panning shot Cambridge crew lolling about their boat. L/S two boats, Cambridge nearest camera.

    Note: letter from Cambridge and Oxford Boat Clubs on file.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:54:00 / 01:29:23:00

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