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    The Boat Race : Oxford v Cambridge

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    Item title reads: "The boat race. Oxford - challengers- take the water, and having won the toss take the Surrey side. Cambridge - strong favourites - quickly follow. 1.44pm. They're off! 1.51.pm a 'ding dong' battle ensued to Hammersmith, Dark Blues shooting the bridge half a length ahead. 2.04pm. Mortlake. Cambridge 'come home alone' winning easily by three lengths. "Well rowed, Cambridge." "

    Putney to Mortlake, London

    M/S of the Oxford crew, as they carry the boat to the river front, watched by crowds. They row upstream, and Cambridge follow. The crew are seen taking their jumpers off. The race starts with the officials following in a launch boat. L/S of race in progress with crowds lining the river bank. There are some slow motion shots of the row and the winners crossing the line. The winners, Cambridge, pose at the end.

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    Film ID:
    676.01
    Media URN:
    32845
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:03:00 / 01:02:58:00
    Canister:
    G 1386

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