• Short Summary

    Oxford beat Cambridge by about 10 feet in the annual University boat race.

  • Description

    River Thames, London, England. The annual Oxford & Cambridge University Boat Race.

    GV. People walking through snow and slush on Putney towpath.
    CU. Feet ploughing through slush.
    SV. Old blues and others walking under umbrella.
    SV. People on balcony of boathouse watching crew enter.
    SV. Policeman in capes and macs on towpath
    SV. Oxford taking boat to water.
    SCU. Old blue Pan down to blanket around feet and waist.
    SV. Oxford boat put into water. SCU. Old blue looking on.
    CU. Pan up old blue from boots to fur gloves.
    SV. Cambridge put boat in to water. SCU. A very old blue looking on.
    SV. Cambridge on water pan up to snow swept river.
    CU. Cambridge cox wearing goggles. GV. Crowd on towpath.
    SV. People watching from boathouse balcony. LV. Crews at start Oxford near camera. SV. People watching from balcony. LV. Start pan to back view
    LV. Race from launch. & SV.
    CU. Cambridge hugging bank pan to Oxford rowing close to them Pan back to Cambridge. GV. Hammersmith Bridge crews shoot bridge on far side.
    SV. From launch Oxford Pan to Cambridge. CU. Cambridge crew.
    Crews shooting Barnes Bridge towards and pan (Cambridge in lead. Abreast with camera showing Cambridge's slight lead.
    SV. From launch Oxford pan to Cambridge.
    GV. Towards and pan crews race to finish Past post.
    SV. Oxford crew resting in boat. SV. Both crews in boats.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:30:00 / 01:57:37:00

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