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  • Short Summary

    Oxford and Cambridge University athletes practise for the 'Varsity Sports' - great slow-motion long jump and pole-vault.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "The Athletic Event of the year - Both Light and Dark Blues at practice show fine form. Records are going to be broken at this year's 'Varsity Sports!"

    Queen's Club, London.

    Great M/S shows a man running towards us along a long jump track on an athletic field in slow-motion; he leaps into the air and comes down on the sand. L/S (at normal speed) of two men running around the track and jumping over hurdles. Another great slow-motion shot of a man taking a pole-vault jump. C/Us of several of the Oxford and Cambridge University athletes; most are wearing cricket jumpers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    720.21
    Media URN:
    33779
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:12:00 / 01:35:48:00
    Canister:
    G 1487

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