• Short Summary

    Cambridge University holds a punt race, and Leicester Uni a pram race during their rag weeks.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Headline stunts - novel races form part of rag week for Cambridge and Leicester Universities.

    Various locations.

    Various shots of students in fancy dress pushing and pulling punts past camera during a race from London to Cambridge for World Refugee Year. M/S two girls in punt holding banners for the World Refugee Year. M/S punt being pushed past the camera. Various shots as students collect money on the way. Tracking shot of students running up the road with a punt. C/U woman and little girl watching. M/S as punt pulls up at side of the road. C/U broken wheels of punt, M/S students straightening wheels. C/U sign "Cambridge A10". M/S punt being pushed up road.

    Intertitle - 'London'.

    Various night shots as students from Leicester University start off their pram race from London to Leicester during rag week. M/S student pushing pram towards and past camera, another overtakes him. M/S previous pusher boarding coach. M/S as one student takes over from another. L/S student finishing race with pram. L/S Leicester University. M/S big crowds of students. M/S pram with a girl in it being held aloft, M/S students putting barrel of beer into pram. M/S students with pram and barrel held aloft.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:52:00 / 01:42:18:00

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