The Final Test 1934

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    Full title reads: "THE FINAL TEST - Australia win the toss and bat first at Oval."

    London.

    Crowds in front of the Oval cricket ground, people waiting for hours to get in for the Final Test Match between England and Australia. Men checking the field before the game. English team, led by Wyatt, entering the field. Australia has won the toss and they are first to bat. Australia's batsmen Ponsford and Brown are entering field. Various shots of the men bowling and batting. Travelling shot - camera shoots from the top of a moving tram. More shots of the cricket match. Long panning shot across the grounds. More footage of the match. People leaving at the end of the day.

    At the end of day Ponsford was still batting, he made 205. Australia scored 475 with 2 wickets down.

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    British Pathé
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    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    8902
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    793.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:50:00 / 01:03:37:00
    Canister:
    34/67
    Sort Number:
    34/067
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