• Short Summary

    Two student rags involve sailing strange vessels on river and a piano pushing race.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Rag on river.

    Southampton, Hampshire. Various shots of different crafts on river for student rag week. They are made from dustbins, baths, etc. M/S boy shouting through megaphone. Various shots as students try to push each other in and capsize the vessels. M/S people applauding. M/S winner Les Blythe receiving prize of toilet brush from landlady Freda Bowen.

    Sheffield, Yorkshire. Various shots of people assembled at the start for the piano pushing race. Various shots as the teams push their pianos down the road. M/S crowds gathered on waste ground for finish of race. M/S students fighting with flour. Various shots of pianos being broken up with axes, sticks and sledgehammers. L/S crowds on the waste ground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1780.04
    Media URN:
    54943
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:03:00 / 01:06:07:00
    Canister:
    63/93

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