Denis Compton Does It 1952

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    Lords Cricket Ground, Middlesex. Cricketer Denis Compton scores 100th Century. He is playing against Northampton.

    SV. Pan Denis Compton scoring century. TV. Crowd applauding. SV. Denis acknowledging crowd by holding bat in air. LV. Boys waiting outside the gate at Lords for Compton. & SV. SV. Compton seated in car signing autograph books for boys. & SCU. CU. Denis Compton's name in autograph book. SV. Denis signing autograph book.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    92945
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3435.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:25:00 / 01:15:02:00
    Canister:
    52/49
    Sort Number:
    52/049
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