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Oxford’s Giant Oarsmen

Series

Series Name
Topical Budget

Issue

Issue No.
758-1
Date Released
4 Mar 1926
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Demon Super-Speeder
  2. 2Fixing Fido’s Face
  3. 3Spring is Here - Perhaps!
  4. 4Spring is Fickle
  5. 5Oxford’s Giant Oarsmen

Story

Story No. within this Issue
5 / 5
Summary
[1ST SUBTITLE]: "Crew averaging 12 stone 7 lbs. well-nigh pull the boat out of the water." Crew rowing. [2ND SUBTITLE]: "Stroke ‘listens in’ to Dr Bourne, the coach". Close-up of stroke (in the boat); the coach seated in the same launch as the cameraman, giving instruction to the crew seen in their boat. Close shot of crew at rowing practice. [3RD SUBTITLE]: "A demonstration". The coach instructing the crew on how to pull the oar. Close shot of crew sitting listening to him. [4TH SUBTITLE]: "Off again!". Closer shot of the men at practice and with back view of Dr Bourne in the bows. Very close shot of crew rowing. [5TH SUBTITLE]: "The end of the ‘gruelling’". The crew sitting in the boat resting.
Keywords
Sport; Students; Education and training; Ships and boats
Length of story (in feet)
78

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Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
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Phone
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Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
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