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  • Short Summary

    Britain victorious in the Ashes - Brisbane.

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    Brisbane, Australia.

    Item title reads: "The Ashes...Ours! Hats off to Chapman and every one of our victorious team. Our own inimitable opening pair... Hobbs and Sutcliffe rattle Australia with their cheeky singles."

    Players leave pavilion and walk on to ground. Various shots of the match. Intertitle reads: "Patsy" Hendren ... 169 and 45!" M/S of Patsy Hendren emerging from the pavilion. Shots of play. Team coming out on to the field. Shots of the game.

    This is followed by another version of the story - longer version. Same title but slightly different footage - we see the captains toss a coin. Players walking on to ground. Game in progress. Shots of crowd. C/U of two of the players. Patsy Hendren title and footage. Players coming on to field. Shots of game. "...and Larwood took 6 for 32." Shots of Larwood.

    Note: for search purposes - Percy Chapman, Jack Hobbs, Herbert Sutcliffe, Elias Henry 'Patsy' Hendren, Harold Larwood.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:51:00 / 01:36:16:00
    G 1575

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