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    Oxford rowing crew train in a craft called 'Octolog'. Henley, Oxfordshire.

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    No title - Oxford crew train in craft called 'Octolog'. Henley, Oxfordshire.

    M/S Oxford trial 8 entering their new training craft at Henley. C/U pan training crew onboard their craft which is similar to two boats joined together with a centre gangway. C/U Group Captain Edwards, the trainer, talking to one of the crew as they start to pull away. C/U oars going into water. M/S craft pulling away showing cox standing at the back. C/U one of the crew steering, pan down to show him holding the rudder. C/U stern of the craft as it goes through water. M/S showing the crew rowing with Edwards standing at back. Low M/S looking along centre platform as Edwards walks forward towards camera and gives instructions to one of the crew.

    C/U oars in water. M/S as Edwards changes places with one of the crew (boat is at rest in water). M/S Edwards in rowing position as boat pulls away again. M/S looking across river showing another training 8 passing them in conventional craft. Camera pans back to show Edwards rowing with the crew. C/U one of the 8 rowing showing his feet on foot rest. C/U oars going into the water. C/U rower going backwards and forwards on his feet. M/S crew rowing. M/S crew rowing as they finish their training. M/S crew as they bring their oars in an upward position in air. M/S 8 as their boat glides in to the bank.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:58:00 / 01:51:18:00

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