• Short Summary

    Footage of the 1932 Annual Oxford Vs Cambridge boat race on the River Thames.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Putney to Mortlake. The Boat Race. Cambridge win again for the 9th consecutive year - and a running victory by 5 lengths at that!"

    Putney to Mortlake, Greater London.

    Long shot of the Oxford University and Cambridge University rowing crews going down the River Thames in the annual boat race.

    High angle shot of the boats approaching a bridge. They pass under the camera. Shot of boats passing out from under bridge, a group of men are watching their progress. The Cambridge crew are already pulling away. The race is being followed by launches along the river. Another shot as the crews pass under another bridge. The Cambridge crew are well in the lead.

    Long shot of the two crews progressing along the course. Shots of the rowers from various points along the bank.

    Film ends abruptly.

    This neg. is quite shrunken and the sound is of poor quality.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    667.02
    Media URN:
    4869
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:05:00 / 01:13:24:00
    Canister:
    32/23

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The race took place on 19 March 1932.

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