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  • Short Summary

    Wounded Australian and British soldiers eating and playing cricket.

  • Description

    Australian Wounded (plus some British soldiers).

    World War One. Opens with shot of men in pyjamas in beds; and in uniform, sitting on chairs between beds; all eating from trays. CU man sitting up in bed; talking; laughing; joking; he makes gesture with hand; sort of like salute.

    Outdoor scene; in park, field or garden; 2 soldiers stand pan to more guys standing and then to a net; a guy with a cricket bat is in front of net; and another guy stands further in front; maybe the bowler. CU batsman; with one arm in a cast; getting ready; tapping the bat on the ground and hitting the ball.

    Sports; recreation; games; play; rest; relaxation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1856.39
    Media URN:
    71590
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:49:00 / 01:53:08:00
    Canister:
    ON 030 C

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