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  • Short Summary

    Rain stops play in the 4th test match at Old Trafford in Manchester, but eventually the game goes ahead.

  • Description

    This is a duplicate of item 240.05 - check for best quality.

    Item title reads - Rain at Last but just where it was not wanted. Downpour at Manchester delays start of 4th Test. Old Trafford.

    M/S of the crowds under their umbrellas sat in the stands. M/S as people walk about and officials test the ground with their feet.

    Intertitle - 'But later the huge crowds were delighted to see England "put up a decent show" at last!'

    M/S as two cricketers walk down the steps and towards the pitch. L/S as the camera pans across the crowd to the pitch, where the players are on. M/S of the match.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3442.01
    Media URN:
    93059
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:20:00 / 01:02:00:00
    Canister:
    G 793

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