• Short Summary

    Cricket - rain disrupts play in first test match between England and Australia. Queensland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Weather beats England in test washout.

    Queensland, Australia.

    Various shots of spectators leaving in the pouring rain or sheltering under umbrellas around the cricket pitch. L/S of the wicket being rolled. C/U of the scoreboard. L/S of Bill Edrich patting the wicket before his innings. L/S as Keith Miller sends down some body line balls to Edrich, who is winded by them. C/U of the elevated box containing the cameramen. M/S Washbrook walking off the field after being caught by Sid Barnes and bowled by Miller.

    L/S as Denis Compton walks off after being L.B.W'd by Miller. L/S of the Australian fielders huddling round the wicket. L/S of Edrich walking off caught by C. McCool. L/S J. T. Ikin caught out on his first ball. L/S Paul Gibb and Alec Bedser bowled out. L/S as N. W. D. Yardley hits a ball, the camera pans to E. Toshack who catches it. L/S as the crowd rushes onto the pitch after the match.

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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:
    01:36:05:00 / 01:37:53:00

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