• Short Summary

    FOR THE AUSTRALIAN TOURISTS WHO ARRIVED IN BRITAIN OVER THE WEEKEND, TODAY (MONDAY) WAS A VERY BUSY DAY, WITH A RECEPTION IN THEIR HONOUR AT AUSTRALIA HOUSE, AND THEIR FIRST PRACTICE AT LORDS.

  • Description

    1.
    GV.AUSTRALIA HOUSE
    0.06

    2.
    GV.PAN...RECEPTION
    0.15

    3.
    ZOOM INTO...FREDDIE BROWN
    0.20

    4.
    SV.ALEX BEDSER AND A. CONNOLLY (AUSTRALIA)
    0.24

    5.
    SV.PERCY FENDER (FORMER ENGLAND CAPTAIN) ZOOM IN...
    0.30

    6.
    SV.BURGE (AUSTRALIA) ZOOM IN...
    0.36

    7.
    SV.GROUP (LEFT TO RIGHT) SIR ERIC HARRISON, RAY STEEL, AND BOBBY SIMPSON
    0.41

    8.
    CU.DENNIS COMPTON
    0.45

    9.
    CU.GODFREY EVANS
    0.48

    10.
    SV.O'NEIL AND MCKENZIE (RIGHT)
    0.53

    11.
    CU.TIE OF REX SELLERS TILT UP...TO..FACE
    1.00

    12.
    AUSTRALIA HOUSE PAN...
    1.05

    13.
    SV.GROUP OF PLAYERS AT LORDS
    1.10

    14.
    SV.TOM VIEWERS UP TO BOWL
    1.18

    15.
    SV.JACK POTTER DATS
    1.23

    16.
    SV.PAN...ALAN CONNOLLY BOWLS
    1.30

    17.
    SV.IAN REDPATH BATS
    1.35

    18.
    SV.JOHNNY MARTIN BOWLS
    1.44

    19.
    SV.BOB COWPER BATS
    1.48

    20.
    SV.REX SELLERS BOWLS
    1.58



    Initials JM/B - TELE/V/RM/JG


    SPORT: CRICKET

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: FOR THE AUSTRALIAN TOURISTS WHO ARRIVED IN BRITAIN OVER THE WEEKEND, TODAY (MONDAY) WAS A VERY BUSY DAY, WITH A RECEPTION IN THEIR HONOUR AT AUSTRALIA HOUSE, AND THEIR FIRST PRACTICE AT LORDS.

    HOST AT THE AUSTRALIA HOUSE RECEPTION - THE HIGH COMMISSIONER IN LONDON, SIR ERIC HARRISON. AMONG THE DISTINGUISHED ENGLISH CRICKETERS-PAST AND PRESENT - WHO TURNED UP TO MEET THE TOURISTS: FREDDIE BROWN, ALEC BEDSER, PERCY FENDER (FORMER CAPTAIN OF ENGLAND), DENNIS COMPTON AND GODFREY EVANS.

    BUT FOR THE TOURISTS, ESPECIALLY THE NEWCOMERS TO ENGLISH CRICKET, THE REAL THRILL OF THE DAY WAS THE FEEL OF PUTTING BAT TO BALL AT LORDS - EVEN IF IT WAS ONLY IN THE NETS. THEY GAVE A CONVINCING FIRST WORK OUT, AND DID ENOUGH TO BRING HOME TO ENGLISH CRICKET EXPERTS AND PUNDITS, THAT ENGLAND WILL HAVE A HARD TASK WINNING BACK THE ASHES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5KAKV78CHULFBQPU0WJX4MD33
    Media URN:
    VLVA5KAKV78CHULFBQPU0WJX4MD33
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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