• Short Summary

    Girls play game of sea cricket beside Bournemouth Pier.

  • Description

    This is a duplicate of item 1373.34 - check for best quality.

    Bournemouth, Dorset.

    Crowded beach at Bournemouth. Various shots of girls playing the new game of sea cricket. The girl batting stands on a raft, the fielders stand in the shallow water, the scorer writes on a blackboard on the beach. People watch from the nearby pier.

    Includes joke about how Old Trafford not now being the "wettest wicket".

    The game has been invented by Bournemouth councillor Joe Beavis (unsure of spelling).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3453.07
    Media URN:
    93199
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:42:00 / 01:10:59:00
    Canister:
    NP 259

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