Material relating to newsreel stories "Third Test Match" 53/52 + "Lord's Test Match" 53/48
Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for stories "Third Test Match" 53/52 and "Lord's Test Match" 53/48.
There is, all together, around 40 minutes of material on Pathe Master tape *PM0104* - films 104.08, 104.09 and 104.10 - which relate to second and third cricket test matches between England and Australia, first held at Lord's Cricket Ground, London, and another held at Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester.
It is not clear to which match different cuts belong, they do not appear to be in chronological order and not necessarily are all cuts in each of the films from the same match.
Players of both teams are listed in paperwork so the following list contains cricketers who are most likely to be featured in the films: Yardley, L. Hutton, Wyatt, F. R. Brown, A. L. Hassett, Arthur R. Morris, Alec or Eric Bedser (twins), T. E. Bailey, Godfrey Evans, Keith R. Miller, W. Watson, Neil R. Harvey, G. B. Hole, R. Benand, A. K. Davidson, G. R. Langley, R. R. Lindwall, D. Ring, D. Kenyon, T. V. Graveney, W. A. Johnston, D.C.S. Compton, J. H. Wardle, Brian Statham, J. De Courcey, R. G. Archer, J. Hill, W. J. Edrich, R. T. Simpson, J. C. Laker.