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  • Short Summary

    Footage of First Test against South Africa in 1929.

  • Description

    Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands.

    "The First Test - Great crowds see England's "team of all the talents" on a perfect wicket dismissed for surprisingly low score of 254 by South Africa." (Flash frame intertitle).

    Panning shot of the team - if players are recognised please let us know. Captains walk out on to pitch and toss coin. Players leave pavilion. Various shots of the match.

    This item is held in cricket can 14.

    Note: Players probably include Herbert Sutcliffe and ? Leyland. Also possibly Julip Sinjay.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3432.10
    Media URN:
    92888
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:09:00 / 01:28:48:00
    Canister:
    G 1616

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