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  • Short Summary

    The cricketer Jack Hobbs is seen in his garden and batting and playing in slow motion.

  • Description

    C/U of the cricketer Jack Hobbs sitting on a deck chair at a tea table in the open air. L/S of Jack walking onto a cricket pitch. Shots of Hobbs in action. We then see some slow motion footage of Jack batting. Various angles to show his stroke. The famous Hobbs and Strudwick fielding combination is featured. We see them throw and catch the ball and the stumps being hit in slow motion. We then see Jack relaxing in his garden with his pipe reading the paper.

    Flash frame intertitles.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 536.

    Now in Cricket can 20.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3455.11
    Media URN:
    48086
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1928
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:20:00 / 01:30:32:00
    Canister:
    EP 132

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