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  • Short Summary

    Cambridge beat Oxford in the centenary boat race from Putney to Mortlake. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads -The Centenary Boat Race. Light Blues win historic race - bringing their number of victories up to 40 - levelling the Dark Blues' score. Putney to Mortlake, London.

    Various shots of the teams in the water waiting to go. Various shots as they row quite close together for a while, aerial shot as Cambridge pull out in front.

    Intertitle - 'Cambridge "come home" alone.' M/S of Cambridge rowing a good way in front.

    Intertitle - 'well rowed Cambridge!' Slow motion M/S as they pass the finish line.

    Intertitle - 'hard luck Oxford!' Slow motion M/S as Oxford row across the line then slump forward with tiredness and disappointment. M/S as Cambridge carry their boat out of the water while Oxford row into the bank.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    784.02
    Media URN:
    35715
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:48:00 / 01:14:06:00
    Canister:
    G 1592

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