• Short Summary

    Footballer / cricketer Denis Compton talks about poor financial rewards of cricket and football.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    C/U Denis Compton,footballer and cricketer, lying on table on gymnasium being massaged by physiotherapist. He talks to camera about the poor financial awards of cricket and football, he makes the comments that "as long as we have one or two enjoyable games per week why worry". Date on original records: 16/10/1947.

    Cataloguer's note: Compton's sentiments about pay seem quite quaint by today's standards.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2184.02
    Media URN:
    64356
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:11:00 / 01:06:28:00
    Canister:
    UN 1837 D

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