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  • Short Summary

    Australian cricket team visit Sir Joseph Cook and

  • Description

    London.

    Title reads: "Aussies First Day in England - Sir Joseph Cook shows them London from Australia House."

    Panning shot of the Australian cricket team with Sir Joseph Cook. Item is repeated. Second version is slightly different - longer. Begins with panning shot of the team and Sir Joseph Cook. Has extra footage introduced by intertitle: "They spent the afternoon assiduously practising at the nets at Lords". High angle shot of cricketers at nets. Closer shot of one of the players as he demonstrates batting technique. Second intertitle is repeated. Similar footage follows of players at nets - are extra shots including one of members of the team watching their colleagues.

    Note: item in cricket vault, can 7. Looks like two versions of same story have been spliced together.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3430.03
    Media URN:
    92867
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:55:00 / 01:10:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1287

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