"Typhoon' Tyson's Test Match 1955

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    This is a duplicate copy of item 501.06 - check for best quality.

    Melbourne Australia.

    Third test match between England and Australia begins. SV. Captains tossing. LV. Massed crowd in Melbourne Stadium. CU. Sun bathing people applauding. GV. Play in progress. SCU. Australian men wearing hats in crowd. SCU. Tyson running up to bowl. Lets it fly. LV. Frank Tyson bowling, he sends down a ball which whizzes over batsman's head. SCU. Sun bathing people watching. CU. Godfrey Evans at the wicket. SV. Pan, Brian Statham running up to bowl. LV. Towards, Statham sends one down which the batsman plays - no run. SCU. Pan, Statham running up to bowl. CU. Morris making a swipe. CU. Man in crowd, looking concerned. LV. Tyson running up to bowl. Batsman plays defensive stroke.

    Middleton, Lancashire.

    Back view, Mrs Tyson reading headlines of her son's bowling feat One reads "Aussies Routed by Tyson". CU. Mrs Tyson (lead for voice). SCU. John Parsons, Pathe reporter asks Mrs Tyson what was happening when she heard great news. She replies how excited she was... (natural sound). LV. The Tyson's home - 19 Valley Road, Middleton. SCU. & CU. Mrs Tyson showing reporter Indian clubs used by Tyson daily. CU. still photo of Tyson in action being held by Mrs Tyson. SCU. still photo of Tyson in action. Parsons in foreground examining old cricket boots, showing wear on toes. CU. Parsons pointing to wear on toes. CU. Mrs Tyson. CU. still photo of Tyson in action. CU. Parsons asks Mrs Tyson about the future, she replies she hopes to see Frank again soon and speaks of her pride, etc.

    (Lav. & Orig.Neg.) (Orig.H.)

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    01:29:38:00 / 01:31:42:00
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