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  • Short Summary

    Lots of posh people having picnics in punts and watching rowing races.

  • Description

    Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.

    Title: "Royal Henley Regatta. Glorious weather and thrilling racing at World's greatest River Festival".

    L/S of a rowing crew lowering their boat into the River Thames. High angled L/S of lots of punts and rowing eights on the river. L/S of people watching rowing races from punts moored down one side of river, pan to show race. Various shots of rowing races, some aerial. Point of view shot from boat drifting past picnickers in punts.

    Panning shot of sculling race. High angled L/S of lots of small boats on Thames. More shots of picnickers - very genteel and posh. More shots of rowing race with crews of four. Panning shot of people watching race from boats. High angled L/Ss of race. L/S of crews lowering their boats from jetty into river. More L/Ss of river with lots of boats on. M/Ss of crews carrying their boats out of marquees pitched on the bank.

    M/S of jazz band on a punt rowed by man with one leg. More shots of people watching races from punts. More shots of crew carrying boat to water.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    508.01
    Media URN:
    25862
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:09:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:09:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1307

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