• Short Summary

    Sportsmen pay a tribute to cricketer Denis Compton in London.

  • Description

    This is a duplicate of item 1506.34 - check for best quality.

    Full title reads: "SPORTSMEN HONOUR DENNIS COMPTON".

    Empress Hall, Earl's Court, London.

    MV. Cricketer Denis Compton dancing with film star Anna Neagle, & SC. MV. Group of sportsmen and wives including Bedser twins (left) and Bill Edrich (right foreground). MV. CU. One of the Bedser twins, pan to the other. MV. Bedser twins - Eric and Alec. Seated on settee Denis Compton chatting to Mrs Bill Edrich and Cricketer Bill Edrich chatting to Mrs Compton (first wife). CU. Bill Edrich, pan down to Mrs Compton. MV. Denis Compton being presented with clock. Mrs Compton at his side. CU. Denis Compton.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Note: The cricketer's name is misspelled in film's title - Correct spelling is Denis.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3462.15
    Media URN:
    93333
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:46:00 / 01:29:19:00
    Canister:
    49/80

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