• Short Summary

    BRITAIN: ACTORS V POLITICIANS:

    (2014 NOTE - Film star Richard Attenborough knocked out during charity cricket match of actors versus politicans)

  • Description

    RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH During match against the Politicians at East Grinstead, Surrey...is knocked by ball from Lt. Col. Bromley Davenport and carried off in stretcher.

    COMPTON DENNIS. Bowled for duck in the Politicians v. Stake cricket match at East Grinstead, Surrey.

    CRICKET. At East Grinstead, Sussex...The Politicians v. The Stage Richard Attenborough knocked unconscious from ball from Lt. Col. Bromley Davenport..Mr H. MacMillan batting..Walter Monckton bowled by Rex Harrison..Skipper John Mills. Denis Compton bowled for duck..match ended in draw.

    DAVENPORT, Sir William Bromley (Lord Lieut. of Cheshire) In the cricket match against "the stage" at East Grinstead Surrey...bowls to Richard Attenborough which knocks Attenborough out and is carried off in stretcher.

    FILM STARS. The Stage v. The Politicians at East Grinstead, Surrey.. among them were Richard Attenborough, Rex Harrison, and John Mills (skipper) match ended in a draw...during play R. Attenborough was hit by ball and carried off in stretcher.

    MacMILLAN, Mr HAROLD (now Foreign Minister) Playing in the Politicians v. Stage cricket match at East Grinstead, Surey.

    JOHN MILLS (British Film Actor) As skipper in the cricket match between Politicians and Stage at East Grinstead, Surrey.

    MONKTON Sir Walter Bowled out by Rex Harrison in the match between Politicians and Stage at East Grinstead, Surrey.

    STRETCHER BEARERS. Richard Attenborough carried during cricket match.

    SUSSEX. Cricket match at East Grinstead Politicians and "the Stage".

    Personalities - Performers; Sport; Comic Items
    Background: BRITAIN: ACTORS V POLITICIANS:

    (2014 NOTE - Film star Richard Attenborough knocked out during charity cricket match of actors versus politicans)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE3HXFSTLJR5ORDQMSS6M6BG19
    Media URN:
    VLVAE3HXFSTLJR5ORDQMSS6M6BG19
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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