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  • Short Summary

    Cambridge win the University boat race - for the tenth time in a row.

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    Full title reads: "Putney to Mortlake. The Boat Race. Light Blues - 'make it ten' - after one of the most desperately fought out races of recent years - and set up still another record!"

    Putney to Mortlake, River Thames, London.

    Two school boys discuss their thoughts about the race.

    Intertitle reads: "4-3 pm 'They're Off!!'"

    The Oxford and Cambridge University rowing crews leave their starting points on the river.

    Intertitle reads: "4-12 pm Cambridge 'shoot' Hammersmith Bridge half a length ahead!"

    Views of the two crews moving along the river under the bridge. The Light Blues lead.

    Intertitle reads: "4-21 pm Cambridge lead by 2 lengths at Barnes."

    More shots of the University boat race as the Cambridge crew extend their lead.

    Intertitle reads: "4-24 pm Cambridge won by 2 1/4 lengths - despite gallant effort by the Dark Blues."

    Pan from bank to show Cambridge approaching the finish. Slow motion as they cross the winning line.

    Intertitle reads: "Better luck next year Oxford!"

    Slow motion shots of Oxford University crew as they finish.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:07:00 / 01:05:37:00

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