Veteran footballer Fred Everiss honoured, new animals for London Zoo + cricket in Australia.
Title reads: "People in Camera".
Veteran footballer honoured. C/U of Stanley Rous chatting with West Bromwich Albion's football veteran of 50 years, Fred Everiss. C/U of Lord Mayor of Birmingham. M/S of group of soccer personalities including Rous, Everliss and George Allison, manager of Arsenal Football Club. C/U of Allison. C/U of ex-soccer star Reed. C/U of Joe Reader, goal keeper for West Bromwich Albion in 1886. He is chatting with Elliot, the present captain of the West Bromwich Albion. Fred Everiss receiving the casket from the Earl of Dartmouth, President of the West Bromwich Albion. F.C. C/U of man drinking glass of beer. Note: according to old records Major General Giles is also present. Everiss also spelt Everliss.
New animals arrive at the Royal Albert docks for the London Zoo. M/S of a giraffe in a crate being swung from the ship to the quay. C/U of giraffe, craning out of the crate to take a titbit from a policeman. C/U of head of the giraffe. M/S of an antelope being bundled into a box by several dockers. C/U of a chimpanzee wearing a naval officers hat.
M.C.C. England cricket team first tryout against Western Australia. Captain Walter / Wally Hammond and other members of team walking onto pitch. Various shots of bowlers and batsmen in action. England is fielding. Back view of Wright slowly bowling. The MCC team batting. Cricketers Paul Gibb and Cyril Washbrook batting. Not playing but watching are cricketer Alec Bedser and footballer Denis Compton. Other players mentioned in commentary are Douglas Wright, Morgan Herbert, Thomas Smith and Kenneth Cumming. MCC score 208.