• Short Summary

    Crowds leaving for Easter Break. Oxford vs Cambridge varsity boat race. Oxford boat sinks.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Easter Parade

    ENGLAND: London:
    EXT
    Shots of holidaymakers at main line station, leaving for Easter break, people in bus and boarding plane / view of River Thames from plane window

    London: River Thames:
    EXT
    Presidents toss coin for choosing side and Oxford president wins toss.
    American Cox, George Carver, in boat
    Crews set off, Oxford taking in water
    Crowd watching

    AIR VIEWS / AERIALS of race as Oxford boat sinks

    Oxford crew arriving ashore in launch and go into boat house
    Cambridge crew rowing into shore amongst swans on river
    Cambridge boat filled with water
    Tug sign 'No Race'
    flooding tide
    Litter on towpath left by crowds

    KEYWORDS: Rowing
    Background: Crowds leaving for Easter Break. Oxford vs Cambridge varsity boat race. Oxford boat sinks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACEG9HOGTIPAP1PSY4S8TKG27V
    Media URN:
    VLVACEG9HOGTIPAP1PSY4S8TKG27V
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/03/1951
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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