Is Cricket A Suitable Game For Eve? 1931

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    "Recently there has been a lot of discussion in the Press regarding Eve trying her hand at cricket -" Various shots of women walking out onto the cricket field, spectators, a women's match in progress, etc. The match is taking place on a large village green. "One School of Thought believes emphatically that it is most unsuitable for her - but what's wrong with this?" M/S of woman taking a shot. M/S of spectators, most sitting on the grass. Large crowd. "Cricket", they say "is dangerous for woman..." (So was rifle shooting until Miss Foster won the King's Prize.)" Another shot of women playing cricket. "Eve will never learn how to bowl" they say. Won't she...!" Various shots of women bowling and batting. Spectators applaud a shot. "Slow-motion, too, shows Eve's grace to perfection." Slow motion footage of a game. "There are over a hundred ladies' cricket teams in Britain - and every week they're growing..." Shot of the game, women spectators in foreground.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 530.

    Now in Cricket can 19.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    48081
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3455.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:56:00 / 01:15:38:00
    Canister:
    EP 217
    Sort Number:
    EP 243
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