• Short Summary

    Two teams recreate an early cricket match in 18th century costume.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hambledon, Hampshire. 'A match at cricket' in 18th Century costumes & playing the game as it was 180 years ago. HMS Nelson defeat Hambledon XI on Broadhalfpenny Down - Cricket's birthplace.

    Hambledon, Hampshire.

    CU pub sign "The Bat and Ball".

    Men dressed in 18th century costume stand outside the pub.

    The team dressed as sailors take the field. Two 18th century batsmen come out to play. Various shots of play.

    This material is from 1930s Extras Reel 4 - keep separately from original newsreels.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    711.07
    Media URN:
    6240
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:11:00 / 01:14:19:00
    Canister:
    31/63

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