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    Rowing at Eton. Windsor, Berkshire.

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    June 4th Boat races; sometimes called 'crew'; at Eton public school. Eton, Windsor, Berkshire

    MS teams of 9 boys each rowing long boats on the river Thames. Pan left on river. Shot of boats rowing away; with old tower in background. Each boat has a different flag. After race: shot of the boats drifting more slowly down river; with boys standing up in their places; a few spectators on the banks.

    Boys standing in boats; all raising oars straight up; then they sit down. Another shot of race. And one of crew standing; with other boats following. MS group of boys in uniforms; and a few adults; all crowded together; boys wave their hats then put them back on. MS boats approaching on river; with the smaller boys rowing and a grown man in captain's hat standing in stern.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:19:00 / 01:18:18:00
    ON 050 D

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