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  • Short Summary

    Heavy rain in Manchester stops first day's play in the fourth test.

  • Description

    Manchester.

    Title reads: "Just like Nottingham. Drenched crowd of 25,000 see rain, as only it can rain in Manchester, wash out first day's play in fourth test".

    Panning L/S of a cricket ground; the pitch is empty and partly covered in tarpaulins, the crowds of spectators huddle under umbrellas. Various L/S of crowds dashing to get out of heavy rain, some appear to cross pitch.

    Intertitle reads: "Australia have 6 minutes play ... and score 6!"

    Various shots of cricketers batting. L/S of three cricketers; one is batting, the others field behind him.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    540.10
    Media URN:
    25943
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:41:00 / 01:22:54:00
    Canister:
    G 1314

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