• Short Summary

    First day of the Final Test Match between England and Australia.

  • Description

    This is a duplicate of item 793.02 - check for best quality.

    Full title reads: "THE FINAL TEST - Australia win the toss and bat first at Oval."

    London.

    Crowds in front of the Oval cricket ground, people waiting for hours to get in for the Final Test Match between England and Australia. Men checking the field before the game. English team, led by Wyatt, entering the field. Australia has won the toss and they are first to bat. Australia's batsmen Ponsford and Brown are entering field. Various shots of the men bowling and batting. Travelling shot - camera shoots from the top of a moving tram. More shots of the cricket match. Long panning shot across the grounds. More footage of the match. People leaving at the end of the day.

    At the end of day Ponsford was still batting, he made 205. Australia scored 475 with 2 wickets down.

    Players featured include: William Woodfull, Bob Wyatt, Bill Ponsford William Eric Bowes, Brown, Allen, Clark (?), Don Bradman and Leslie Ames.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3429.15
    Media URN:
    92855
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:26:00 / 01:34:12:00
    Canister:
    34/67

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