Sir Pelham Warner, Denis Compton and Don Bradman speaking.
Central Ground, Hastings, Sussex, England.
M.S. Mayor of Hastings F.W. Chambers and Sir Pelham-Warner on platform. Warner speaking. S.C.U. Sir Pelham Warner speaking PRECIS - SPEECH. (Sir Pelham Warner) (2 shots) Denis Compton typifies a straight bat, and a modest mind. To hear him talk - he never talks about himself - if you can persuade him to make a remark or two he attributes all his success to someone else. S.C.U. Sir Pelham Warner pan to Don Bradman, Sid Barnes and another member of Australian team listening. M.S. Sir Pelham Warner and Compton. Warner present silver salver to Compton. S.C.U. Compton speaking. PRECIS - SPEECH. (Denis Compton.) Thanks Warner for very kind words which I don't deserve, or not all that he says anyway, thanks to Hastings Festival Committee and then congratulates Don Bradman and Team for wonderful Cricket the have played. C.U. Compton, speaking, Walks back to pavilion after speech. M.S. Bradman speaking into microphones. PRECIS - SPEECH. (Don Bradman) Congratulates Denis Compton on behalf of Australian Team....not only a great cricketer but a lovable and modest personality and I hope he'll remain an English Star for many years.