A young American hustler in Las Vegas spots a rich English Lady. Smitten, he pursues her to England, where his only chance of getting together with her is to enroll in Oxford and join the rowing team. Written by
He's conned his way into Oxford University . . . now he's learning to be a WINNER! [UK DVD]
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In the final race the oar gate opens and they lose valuable seconds getting the oar back in, at which point the Harvard team is several lengths ahead. So, the Oxford team catches up and passes the Harvard team, but if that happened, the pace they were on should have put them well ahead of Harvard yet we see them at almost the same pace at the finish line. Harvard crew didn't wait for them - they would have stayed on their pace. See more
You'll row eights, or you won't row at all.
Nick De Angelo
Then I won't row at all.
[turns and begins to leave
Nick? *Colin* rows eights.
Referenced in Rewind This!
Words and Music by Phil Thornalley
Produced by Phil Thornalley
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