The story of the year the Oxford and Cambridge boat race changed from a gentleman's race to one where winning was everything.
To be second is to be last.
Did You Know?
The Cambridge crew in this film were played by members of the rowing squad from Imperial College, London, including several members of the British international squad. See more
Consecutive (in the final cut) shots of the race are inter-cut from takes made at very different states of the tide. The water level in the river goes up and down like a yo-yo between them. See more
This is England! It's always cold here...
Written by Tom King
(as King), Johnny Paris
(as Paris) and T.J. Fowler
Performed by Johnny and The Hurricanes
Administered by Bug Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Atila Records USA See more