• Short Summary

    Cambridge wins the annual rowing race on the River Thames against Oxford.

  • Description

    Hammersmith, Chiswick, Barnes Bridge and Mortlake, River Thames, London.

    GV. Hammersmith Bridge (title super over). LV. Start of the race. Cambridge - force ahead, camera pans SV. Crowd. GV. Two boats on the reach before Hammersmith Bridge. CU. Oxford's boat. GV. Boats approaching Hammersmith Bridge. LV. From the other side of Hammersmith Bridge - the boats passing underneath with Cambridge in the lead. CU. Oxford's boat. GV. Two boats taken from stern. GV. Large launches following the race. LV. Both boats approaching Barnes Bridge. CU. Boats passing underneath the Barnes Bridge. CU. Both crews rowing, pulling hard in the final stretch. GV. Crowd on bank. TV. Boats approaching finishing post, Cambridge in the lead. GV. Finish as the crews pass under Chiswick Bridge. Cambridge wins the race.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    577.02
    Media URN:
    31707
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:36:00 / 01:09:05:00
    Canister:
    56/25

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