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    England cheer cricket enthusiasts in great opening against Australians at Lords.

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    This is a duplicate of item 1432.19 - check for best quality.

    Full title reads: "ENGLAND SURPRISES AUSSIES".

    Lords Cricket Ground, London.

    Start of the Second Test match between Australia and England at Lords Cricket Ground, London. Norman Yardley and Don Bradman toss, Australia wins. Long shot of England players coming out to field. Closer shot of the cricketers coming out on field. Towards and pan, opening Australian batsmen Syd Barnes and Arthur Morris leaving Pavilion and coming on field. Close up shot of "Pathe News" on side of 56" lens, pan to general view of play. Bill Edrich and Alex Coxon fielding in slips. Arthur Morris at wicket. Pan, Alec Bedser bowling. Morris hits and runs one. Long shot of crowd on packed stands. Dollery standing at boundary. Syd Barnes at wicket, hits and is nearly out. Yardley, swearing to himself at near miss. Men in audience watching the game. Pan with Coxon bowling to Barnes. Close shot of Bedser as he watches Barnes being caught by Len Hutton. Barnes walking back to pavilion, waves bat to crowd - people applauding. Top shot of the crowd applauding. Pan, Coxon bowling to Bradman. Bradman hits and runs. Bradman at wicket. Pan, Bedser bowling to Bradman. Bradman, misses ball and is nearly stumped out by Evans. Crowd looking on. Evans crouching behind Morris' wicket. Pan with Coxon bowling. Evans behind wicket as Morris hits ball. Coxon ready to field rubbing hands together. Pan, Wright bowling to Bradman. Bradman hits ball behind wicket and holds up bat. Bradman holds up bat and smiles. Hutton looking serious. Bradman at wicket. Pan, Bedser bowling to Bradman. Pan, Bradman walks out. Top shot of crowd applauding. Lindsay Hasset hits and runs one. Slow motion shot, Coxon bowling to Morris. Morris hits 50th run. Close up shot of a man in the audience applauding. Morris hits century. Scoreboard shot 164 - 2. Pan, Lindsay Hasset hits and is nearly run out. Edrich fielding. Lindsay Hassett at wicket. Slow motion shot of Yardley bowling to Lindsay Hassett. Lindsay Hassett bowled by Yardley. General view, crowds at stadium.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:04:00 / 01:03:06:00

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