• Short Summary

    Princess Margaret and Anthony Armstrong-Jones ride on launch beside teams in the Boat Race.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Princess at Boat Race.

    London.

    L/S pan as Princess Margaret and Anthony Armstrong-Jones (later Lord Snowdon) walk from their car to the water's edge to board the Cambridge launch. L/S people on riverbank. M/S as the couple climb onto the launch and sit down. C/U man with camera. M/S as the race begins, various shots as they row down the river, travel shot alongside launches following the crews, the launch nearest the camera the "Amaryllis" carries the Princess and her fiance. M/S of the couple. Various shots of the rowers. M/S of Princess on launch. M/S passing under Barnes Bridge. Various shots as they continue, the camera pans in as they come up to the finishing point. M/S as Oxford win by a length and a quarter. M/S Princess Margaret and her party. M/S of the two teams.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1672.19
    Media URN:
    52466
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:05:00 / 01:40:39:00
    Canister:
    60/29

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