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    Full title reads: "THE TEST - FIRST ROUND".


    Don Bradman leading the Australian team onto the field at start of the first test match between Australia and England in Nottingham. Close up shot of man in audience watching. England's opening batsmen, Len Hutton and Cyril Washbrook, walk out of pavilion. Australians waiting on field. Bradman ready to field. Tallon, wicket keeper, ready. Hutton at wicket. Keith Miller bowling to Hutton - Hutton hits one run. Close up shot of Bradman returning ball to bowler. Close up shot of a man looking through binoculars. Ray Lindwall bowling. Washbrook hits one run. Sid Barnes ready to field close to Hutton's wicket. Hutton at wicket. Slow motion shot of Lindwall bowling. Hutton bats and runs, with Barnes fielding close by. Barnes folding arms. Scoreboard shot 15 - 2. Bill Edrich at wicket. Edrich hits and runs from Miller. Bradman fielding. Slow motion, Miller bowling. Denis Compton batting. Crowd watching. Compton walking back to pavilion. Joe Hardstaff walks away from pitch after being caught by Miller. Scoreboard shot 46 - 4. Bill Johnson bowling. Fieldsman. Charlie Barnett goes back to pavilion. Crowd applaud. Godfrey Evans out - caught Miller, bowled Johnson. Scoreboard 74 - 8. Jim Laker at wicket - he hits and runs. Laker and Alec Bedser run. Close up shot of Alec Bedser as he hits and runs. Bradman fields. Laker hits and runs. Close shot of Fieldsman. Laker hits and runs. He scores 50th run and raises cap. Crowd applauding. Laker walking back to pavilion - people applaud. Scoreboard - close of play - 165 - 10. Crowd on stands. Close up shot of Compton. Bradman ready to bat. Hardstaff moves into position on field. Bradman at wicket. Alec Bedser bowling. Fielding shot. Edrich bowling. Barnes scores 49th run. Slow motion shot of Laker bowling. Barnes scores 50th run. Fielding shot. Bedser bowling. Close up shot of Bradman nearly out. Edrich bowls. Hassett swipes. Men run. Crowd watching. Bradman at wicket. Bradman scores 50. Crowd applaud. Close up shot of Bradman - he puts on sweater and leaves.

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    01:04:52:00 / 01:08:37:00
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