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    River, boats, trees, etc.

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    VS Rope on deck of tug. VS Tug called "Contest", travelling quite fast toward camera, side view of tug with name on bow of boat. MS Fairly heavy motor traffic on bridge over the river, probably the Thames, with large green space on the far bank. Pan across the river from trees in autumn to gas tower and small light industrial buildings on far bank. CU Reflections in the water of old bargesby moorings. MS Large dark birds, possibly cormorants or shags, fly off from trees, pan down to reflection of winter trees in still river, a motor boat passes at speed. CU to LS Beautiful shot of snow in branches of trees in woodland. VS Snow in trees, pan over branches. More shots of the winter scenes across countryside. Old time sailing boat moving along the river - probably the River Thames in London. Several air shots of the river with rowing race in progress - boats look line a moving fishbones. Air shots of a football stadium with match in progress, pan to the river with boat race in progress. Various air shots over the town showing London docks, industrial area, rows of houses, several bridges, etc. Various idyllic shots along river from a boat showing trees, small bridge, towers over the trees, loans with benches by the river, small boats moving past - most probably Cambridge. Sailors at work inside the boat. Large crowds of young people milling around large grounds, old buildings in background. Sailing boat on the river Thames in London. A couple looking at the boat from another boat.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1970 - 1979
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:20:00 / 01:26:34:00
    UN 4605 A

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