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UW rowing shell house was re-created in England for ‘The Boys in the Boat’ movie

George Clooney film 'captured spirit of this story,' author says

In a movie scene, young men in tank tops and socks pull a rowing teammate out of the lake next to a row boat.
Luke Slattery as Bobby Moch is pulled out of the water on the set of director George Clooney’s "The Boys in the Boat," an Amazon MGM Studios film. The movie about an Olympic rowing team from the University of Washington that won gold at the 1936 Olympics was primarily filmed in England, where they constructed a replica shell house. (Photo courtesy of Laurie Sparham/Amazon MGM Studios)
By Meri-Jo Borzilleri CDN Contributor
Editor’s Note: Our Boys in the Boat is a series about the legacy of Whatcom and Skagit C
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