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  • Short Summary

    Cambridge University beat Oxford University in cross country race at Roehampton.

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    Item title reads - 'Varsity cross country. Cambridge "run away" from Oxford .... easily winning team and place honours. Roehampton, London.

    M/S of the six competitors from Oxford University stood in two rows before the race. The Cambridge team do the same, they laugh and point at the camera. L/S as they line up ready to start, people stand at the side of the road as they run down. M/S of two men holding a scarf from each university knotted together, the winner runs up and salutes as he passes the line. M/S of two of his team mates congratulating him. C/U of him on his own looking tired and out of breath.

    M/S of the finish line and winner. M/S of the Cambridge team before the race. L/S as they stand at the starting line. C/U of the winner laughing, M/S of him with his friends. M/S of the two teams again. M/S as the Oxford team climb out of an upstairs room and down a ladder. M/S of the Oxford team again.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:12:31 to the end of the item. A yellow tinted version exists.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:33:00 / 01:13:06:00
    G 1251

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