Orange tinted version of sports day between Oxford and Cambridge universities.
Item title reads - The 'Varsity sports. Oxford just beat Cambridge in thrilling athletic duel and 3 new records were established. Queen's Club, London.
Various shots as one man does the high jump using a pole. M/S of a man doing the high jump in the rain, he tries three times but keeps knocking the pole down.
Intertitle - 'Lord Burghley won the 120 yards hurdles and broke record in the 220 yards.'
L/S as the athletes jump over the hurdles, some are knocked over, they run through the finish line. M/S of Lord Burghley after the race.
Intertitle - 'Magnificent running between W.E. Stevenson, Oxford, and D.G.A. Lowe, Cambridge, in the quarter mile.'
L/S of the runners poised to start, they begin and run past the camera. It follows them round the course as the two leaders compete, one puts a spurt on and overtakes the leader to win. M/S of the winner out of breath, he puts his coat on.
Note: This item is tinted orange, there is a black and white version with the same title and similar footage on *PM0384*.