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  • Short Summary

    The Oxford University rowing crew in training in the snow on the River Thames.

  • Description

    Oxfordshire.

    Title: "TRIAL OXFORD CREW commence active preparations for the Varsity Boat Race".

    M/S of the Oxford University crew getting into a rowing eight moored at the edge of the River Thames, a heavy snow blizzard blows around them. The crew use their oars to push the boat away from the bank, they remove their sweaters and then row down stream. L/S of the crew rowing through the snow down the river.

    After a few seconds of white spacing, the story resumes at 01:34:12, looks like cuts / out takes. M/S of four men squatting and standing at the prow of a boat following the rowing eight up the Thames. Various panning shots follows the rowing eight as it travels down river.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    446.09
    Media URN:
    25466
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:22:00 / 01:37:27:00
    Canister:
    G 1260

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