• Short Summary

    English cricketers test out new mechanical bowling machine for training batsmen.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MCC Find Secret Weapon".

    London.

    MV Alfred Gover behind automatic bowler as it delivers to Squires. It is used for training Cricket players.

    CU Mechanical arm receding and delivering new ball.

    SV Squires playing ball.

    MV Alf Gover with inventor, Mr. Jim Bowden. CU Name - 'Bowden Bowler'. Watched by Gover, Mr. Bowden operates speed control CU Bowden. SV Bowden and Gover.

    MV Bowling machine.

    SV Squires operating start button with foot. MV Stan Squires (Surrey Cricketer) taking stance.

    SV Side view automatic bowler releasing ball.

    MV Back view Squires batting 'off break'.

    SV Gover changing style of delivery. CU Gover's hands on controls.

    MV Back view delivering to Squires.- 'Leg break'. CU Delivery arm delivering ball.

    SV Back view Squires playing 'off break'.
    N.B. MCC Stands for Middlesex Cricket Club.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1429.05
    Media URN:
    46620
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:54:00 / 01:06:43:00
    Canister:
    49/83

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