Cambridge wins boat race against Oxford by 16 lengths.
Various (Mortlake, London).
GV. Oxford and Cambridge crews at the starting post. Oxford nearest camera. Side view, crowd. SV. Crowd, swans in river in foreground. GV. Start of race, pan to back view. Travel shot from launch. Oxford crew, pan to Cambridge crew. CU. From launch, Oxford crew. GV. Both crews shooting Hammersmith Bridge. SV. Pan, Cambridge leading Oxford by a quarter of a length, pan to back view. SV. Crowd. SV. Oxford in foreground. Cambridge several lengths ahead. CU. Cameraman. SV. Oxford shooting Barnes Bridge - Cambridge well ahead. GV. Cambridge pulling strongly to finish, pan to Oxford well behind. SV. Crowd. STV. Cambridge crew. SCU. Oxford crew with oarsmen receiving attention. Cambridge wins 1955 boat race by 16 lengths.