• Short Summary

    Cricket - Australia beats West Indies by nine wickets.

  • Description

    Jamaica, West Indies.

    Start of the first cricket test match between Australia and West Indies. SV. Captains tossing. GV. Crowd basking in the sunshine. SV. West Indies coming out to field. SV. Crowd. GV. Play, A. R. Morris at the wicket. SV. Morris batting, he turns one to leg and runs a single. SCU. Crowd. LV. MacDonald batting, the bowler runs up. SCU. MacDonald blocks the ball. SV. Crowd (Valentine runs up to bowl). SV. MacDonald plays. He tries a hefty swipe, misses and Binns stumps him. He scored 50. SV. Crowd applauding. LV. Scoreboard - MacDonald 50 and Morris 65 with last wicket t 137. LV. Neil Harvey scored a boundary. SV. Appreciative crowd. LV. Keith Miller scoring a typical boundary. SV. Crowd applauding. West Indies lose to Australia by 9 wickets in first test.

    (Dupe.Neg.) (Title scene G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    511.29
    Media URN:
    30563
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:28:00 / 01:54:20:00
    Canister:
    55/27

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