A March Easter

First broadcast: 28 March 1951

A Newsreel report on the year's first bank holiday, marked in various ways despite bad weather. Deserted streets give way to an Easter parade that thousands of people have gathered in Hyde Park to watch, while some brave the weather at various seaside resorts. Perhaps the most memorable moment of the holiday, however, is the sinking of the Oxford team in the Oxford and Cambridge boat race.

Note: intermittent sound.

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