The Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race (film)

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The Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race
Directed by Birt Acres
Produced by Birt Acres
Robert W. Paul
Cinematography Birt Acres
Release date(s) 1895
Country United Kingdom
Language Silent

The Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race is an 1895 British short black-and-white silent documentary film directed and produced by Birt Acres. It was filmed on March 30, 1895.

This film became the first in the UK to be commercially screened outside London and was displayed at Cardiff Town Hall on May 5, 1896.[1]

Content[edit]

The film consists of a simple shot of the traditional Oxford versus Cambridge University Boat Race.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Overview of British Film History". Learn about movie posters.com. Retrieved 2007-04-07. 

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