• Short Summary

    Pathe asks what can be done to improve the standard of British cricket.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Can British Cricket Regain Its Old Glory?"

    LV GV Cricket match in progress in park. SV Boy bowling. SV Boy batting.

    LV Jack Sims at Cricket School wicket being bowled by Walter Robins. SV Jack Durston bowling. SV Sims batting. LV Elevated Walter Robins speaking. 'We have a tremendous public. a tremendous public and a tremendous interest in cricket all over the country. SV Boys looking on. Speech continues. 'We've got to keep these young people and old people interested in this great game of ours'.

    LV GV elevated crowd at test match LV GV crowd in stand at cricket match. LV Elevated GV England - Australia test match in progress. SV Don Bradman fielding. LV Slow motion Australian fast bowler bowling. SV Denis Compton batting. LV Elevated crowd. LV Elevated English batsman walking away from wicket. LV Elevated English batsman walking away from wicket. CU Cricket fan looking on. LV English batsman walking towards pavilion. CU Fan looking on. LV Compton walking towards pavilion. SV Two men looking on. CU Compton speaking. 'We are players and not financiers and as long as we get one or two enjoyable games per week, well why worry?' LV Elevated crowd. SV Jack Hobbs and Harold Larwood. CU Maurice Tate. LS GV Crowd in Australia watching match. LV Pan Larwood bowling. LV Batsman ducks Larwood's ball. LV GV Crowded stand. LV Don Bradman Australian batsman. CU Two kiddies looking on.

    LV Children playing cricket on bomb site. SV Boy batting using two pails for wicket. LV Children playing cricket on bomb site.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:00:00 / 01:11:09:00

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