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  • Short Summary

    Oxford and Cambridge University rowing crews in training on the River Thames.

  • Description

    Putney, London.

    Title: "The RIVAL BLUES' first appearance on the tideway ... Here's Oxford, the heavier and more powerful crew ..."

    High angled shot of the Oxford University rowing crew carrying their boat out of the boathouse, a crowd has gathered to watch the event. High angled shot of the Oxford crew lowering their rowing eight onto the water. High angled shot, looking over the heads of a crowd on the riverbank, of the crew rowing down the River Thames.

    Intertitle: " ... and here's Cambridge, lighter and 'neater'."

    M/S of the Cambridge University crew carrying their boat out of the boat house, passing a crowd on onlookers. M/S of the Cambridge crew rowing down the River Thames.

    Intertitle: "To find the winner, contrast their style yourself! First - Oxford ..."

    Panning shot of the Oxford rowing eight racing down the River Thames.

    Intertitle: " ... now, Cambridge".

    Panning shot of the Cambridge crew rowing down the river.

    Note: please see separate record for THE RIVAL BLUES (version 2 of 2).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    458.14
    Media URN:
    20886
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:45:00 / 01:21:51:00
    Canister:
    G 1276

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