The Ashes - Brisbane. Australia Aka The… 1946

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    Item title reads - The First Test. George Harrison ("News of the World") reports.

    Brisbane, Australia.

    Various shots of the crowd, lying in the sun, some with newspapers and knotted handkerchiefs on their heads as protection. L/S of Don Bradman and Wally Hammond, the two captains, inspecting the pitch. England's Voce bowls to Sid Barnes. L/S as Alec Bedser bowls Arthur Morris. Various shots as Don Bradman gets into his stride. M/S as Barnes walks off, bowled by Wright caught by Bedser. Various shots of Bradman in action. Various shots of the match. Australia win.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46137
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1416.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:20:00 / 01:27:41:00
    Canister:
    46/97
    Sort Number:
    46/097
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