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  • Short Summary

    Australian cricket team get ready to play for the Ashes.

  • Description

    1930 Gazette item: "They're Well After Those Ashes". Players featured include W.M. (William) Woodfull, C.V. (Clarrie) Grimmett, P.M. Hornibrook. Donald (Don) Bradman

    "They're well after those "Ashes". Australian team - within a few hours of landing - start "shoulder opening" practice at Lord's "the home of cricket." London.

    Shots of team in the nets. Various shots of personalities of the team with intertitles naming them.

    W. M. Woodfull - Captain.
    C. V. Grimmett - googly bowler and splendid bat.
    P. H. Hornibrook - left-hand bowler and bat.
    E. L. A'Beckett - the all rounder of the team.
    Young Don Bradman - Australia's most prolific batsman.

    Note: this does not seem to match WPA description for ON 460 K - to be investigated. WPA record reasds:

    Australian cricket team practicing at Lord's cricket grounds in preparation for series w/ England. Shots of bowlers throwing & batsmen hitting; incl. slow motion shot ofC.V. Grimmett throwing a googly. Also MCUs of individual players Hornibrook; a Beckett; & a guy nicknamed Don Bradman after the famous player.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3440.02
    Media URN:
    93001
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:42:00 / 01:03:17:00
    Canister:
    ON 460 K aka G 1706

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