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The Boat Race


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
6 Apr 1975
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Giant Jigsaw
  2. 2Pest Control
  3. 3Zoo Babies
  4. 4The Boat Race
  5. *President of Ireland State Visit to France

* Story has local or special distribution


Story No. within this Issue
4 / 4
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: The Boat Race. DESCRIPTION: Conditions were far from perfect for the 121st University Boat Race. Cambridge won by 3 1/2 lengths, Oxford may have shortened this length, but their Bowman temporarily lost his oar. SHOTLIST: GV Putney boat course. MS Oxford Crew on river. MS Cambridge Crew getting into boat. MS people watching from bridge. MS start of race. MS following boats. MS two crews racing. MCU one of the boats. MLS 2 boats going up toward bridge. MLS from bridge with boats coming toward bridge. MLS crews from another boat following going under bridge. MS coming out from under bridge. MLS boat to boats with Cambridge in lead. MCU crews of boats. MLS boats going under bridge. MS boats following. MS another boat following. MLS boats coming toward camera, past finish zoom into Cambridge & then pan to Oxford.
Local distribution only
Not shown in Ireland.
Sport; Rowing; Students; Education and training; Water sports
River Thames; Putney; Mortlake
Footage sources
Card file number
Leonard Martin
Length of story (in feet)
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