• Short Summary

    THE AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINSTER, MR. MENZIES, TOOK TIME OFF FROM THE RIGOURS OF COMMON MARKET?

  • Description

    THE AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINSTER, MR. MENZIES, TOOK TIME OFF FROM THE RIGOURS OF COMMON MARKET DISCUSSIONS TO PRESIDE OVER A MEETING OF THE LORD'S TAVERNERS IN LONDON ON JUNE 6TH.

    MR.MENZIES, A RENOWNED CRICKET FAN, WAS IN GOOD COMPANY. AMONG THE GUESTS AT THE MEETING IN THE ENGLISH SPEAKING UNION BUILDING, MAYFAIR, WERE ??? FAMOUS CRICKET LOVERS AS LORD TEDDER, MARSHALL OF THE RAF; THE ARCHBISHOP OF BRISBANE; AUSTRALIA'S HIGH COMMISSIONER IN LONDON, SIR ERIC HARRISON; FORMER TEST CRICKETERS LEN BENNETT OF AUSTRALIA AND ALF GOVER, ENGLAND; AND RADIO STAR DICK BENTLEY. A COPY OF A RECENTLY RELEASE BOOK ON CRICKET "BOUNDARY" WAS PRESENTED TO MR. MENZIES BY ITS PUBLISHERS.

    LORD'S TAVERNERS IS A SELECT GROUP OF DEDICATED CRICKET FOLLOWERS WHO MEET IN THE TAVERN AT LORD'S CRICKET GROUND. EACH YEAR THEY FIELD A TEAM OF THEIR OWN WITH THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH AS TWELFTH MAN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEA6SN479UX6QMDS7Q485D4MR2
    Media URN:
    VLVAEA6SN479UX6QMDS7Q485D4MR2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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