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  • Short Summary

    Schoolboy cricketers receive instruction from Lancashire veteran bowler, Walter Brearley.

  • Description

    This is a duplicate copy of item 488.05 - check for best quality. May be extra footage on end of this version.


    Title: "OUR TEST TEAM ... of the future in the making! Schoolboys Cricketers 'learn their lessons' at Lords".

    High angled L/S of row of long narrow courts of boys practising bowling and batting. M/S of a schoolboy holding up a cricket bat, a man stands behind him, correcting his position. C/U of the man helping the boy with his batting technique. M/S of the boy hitting the bowl.

    Intertitle: "Bowling instruction from Walter Brearley, the Veteran Lancashire Fast Bowler".

    Panning shot of a row of boys in cricket whites standing on a green. Pan to show Brearley standing behind a boy, Brearley manipulates the boy's arms into the correct bowling position. M/S of Brearley watching and giving instructions as boys run past swinging their arms to bowl.

    Note: item is slightly dark as it has been transferred from fine grain print. This version may have some extra footage - there are shots of Brearley handing the boys round discs with numbers on. Also more footage of the boys in nets and receiving instruction from Brearley - cuts?

    This is last item on tape PM3433 - ends at 01:42:52

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:47:00 / 01:42:52:00
    G 1285

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