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  • Short Summary

    Cambridge University win the famous rowing competition on the River Thames.

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    Putney, London.

    Title: "Putney to Mortlake. The BOAT RACE. Light & Dark Blue fans cheer their favourite as both crews embark".

    High angled shot of crowds rushing over Hammersmith Bridge. Iris in and Iris out to show more shots of the same bridge. High angled shots of crowds packed onto two moored river barges. L/S of the Cambridge University rowing crew carrying their boat past cheering crowds. M/S of the Oxford University rowing crew carrying their boat down to the River Thames, several cameramen rush out of the crowd to film him. High angled L/S of the two crews in their rowing eights being pushed out into the middle of the river.

    L/S of the start of the race, the two rowing eights are followed by a fleet of support boats. Various panning shots following the two boats down the river. High angled panning shot of the two boats racing under Hammersmith Bridge. Slow motion M/S of the two boats rowing down the river. L/S, looking over the heads of a crowd watching from the bank, of the race.

    Title: "Well rowed Cambridge".

    Slow motion M/S of Cambridge reaching the end of the race first. Various shots of the two boats at the end of the race, the crews lie back and relax, while the support boats float into shot, the officials on board cheer enthusiastically. High angled L/S of crowds on the banks of the Thames. High angled panning shot of the crowd.

    After a second of spacing, out takes / cuts start at 01:36:19. Shots are the same or similar to those in the edited part of the item.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:11:00 / 01:41:27:00
    G 1280

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