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    This is a duplicate of item 372.04 - check for best quality. This version has some nitrate damage visible. Check against other version - may be better.

    Item title reads - The first test match. England, lead by Gilligan, takes the field. Sydney, Australia.

    M/S as Gilligan and the English cricket team walk through the gate onto the pitch.

    Intertitle - 'Collins and Bardsley, Australia's first "pair", in action.' L/S of the crowds watching the match, M/S of one of the Australians batting and the fielder behind catching the ball, the umpire sits on the ground. M/S of a man bowling.

    Intertitle - 'All Australia acclaim Maurice Tate, "world's best bowler."' Various shots of Maurice bowling in the match.

    Intertitle - 'Australia take the field.' The Australian team walk slowly out of the gate onto the pitch, one man catches a ball thrown to him.

    Intertitle - 'Cheers for Hobbs and Sutcliffe - Britain's best batsmen.' One of them bats, various shots as the two run, he bats again.

    Intertitle - '"Our" Hobbs caught after making his 7th test century.' M/S as Hobbs walks off the pitch, M/S of the scoreboard. Names listed include A. Richardson, Hendry, Mailey (?), Melleway (?), Gregory, Sandham, Hendren Sutcliffe, Hearne, Woolley and Hobbs.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:49:00 / 01:19:19:00
    G 1159
    Sort Number:
    G 1159
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure
    1925 Series in Australia Surrey CC
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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