• Short Summary

    The British upper classes mix with rowing's elite at the annual Henley regatta.

  • Description

    Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.

    Under titles we see shots of rowing and tennis.

    GV. Crowd assembling around tents etc., SV. People walking towards camera, all well dressed upper class types. SV. Pan girl in large brimmed hat. SV. Girl chatting to man in boater. SV. People looking at trophies in glass case, & SCU. SV. People in boats. CU. Two boys in boat wearing boaters eating toffee apples.

    SV. Starter... Starting the Wyfold Challenge Cup Final. LV. Start of Wyfold challenge cup. Towards and pan to back view. Rowing race between Corpus Christi college, Cambridge University and Worcester College, Oxford University. SV. Crowd. LV. Towards nearing Finish.... Challenge cup. CU. Rowing Type watching SV. Finish of challenge cup pan with Corpus Christi, past winning line. Crowd including one elderly man in rowing cap.

    LV. Diamond sculls racing down river. (Fox of London vs Wood of Australia) CU. Girl wearing sunglasses with a flower on each lens. LV. Finish of Diamond sculls. T. Wood passing post. STV. T. Wood sitting in boat.

    GV. Start of Grand Challenge Cup pan to Back view. Leander crew racing nearest camera vs Sydney Rowing Club. SV. Crowd. CU. Woman wearing large Brimmed hat. LV. Towards finish of Grand Challenge Cup. Leander passes post in first place. (Orig. Neg.)

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    16.21
    Media URN:
    27068
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:39:00 / 01:19:43:00
    Canister:
    52/55

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