• Short Summary

    Bradman hits his first century at the opening of Australian tour against Worcester.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BRADMAN HITS FIRST CENTURY".

    Worcester, Worcestershire.

    Australian cricketers coming out of pavilion to field at start of the first match of the Australian cricket team tour. They are playing against Worcester. Top view of crowd applauding. Opening batsmen Eddie Cooper and David Kenyon coming out to bat. Crowds around pitch. Arthur Morris standing at boundary ready to field. William Brown ready to field. Ray Lindwall bowling and Kenyon out. Slow motion shot of Lindwall bowling. Close up shot of C. H. Palmer batting. Close up shot of Brown fielding. Lindwall bowling to Palmer. Palmer hits and runs. Close up shot of the crowd applauding. Slow motion shot of Lindwall bowling. Still shot showing Lindwall over line - no ball. Continuation of Lindwall bowling in slow motion. Close up shot of Eddie Cooper as he hits and runs. Cooper and Palmer running. Close up shot of men in crowd watching. Lindwall bowls out Outschoorn. Crowd in stand.

    Second day of play. Worcester on field waiting for opening. Pan, Sid Barnes and Arthur Morris coming out to bat. Long shot of play. Close up shot of Morris at wicket. Bowling to Morris. Close up shot of Morris as he hits and runs. Crowd shot. Close up shot of Barnes at wicket. Side view, Palmer bowling. Close up shot of Barnes swiping ball to boundary. Top shot of crowd. Pan as Don Bradman walks up to wicket and takes centre. Palmer bowling. Close up shot of Bradman as he hits and runs. Crowds in stands. Pan, bowler to Bradman. Bradman hits. Ball being fielded. Palmer bowling. Pan, Bradman hits and scores century. Crowd and fielders applaud. Scoreboard showing total score 255 and Bradman 100. Good close up shot of Bradman as he walks.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:23:00 / 01:24:38:00

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