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  • Short Summary

    Cricket - "The Invalids" play the "Eskimos" on pitch at Broadhalfpenny Down in Hampshire.

  • Description

    This is a duplicate copy of item 772.34 - check for best quality.

    Item title reads - WINTER CRICKET - AT CRICKET'S BIRTHPLACE. (Hambledon) "The Invalids" meet and beat Hampshire "Eskimos" on famous old pitch on Broadhalfpenny Down. Hampshire.

    M/S of a pub sign 'Bat and Ball.' M/S of stone square, a man stands on top with a cricket bat. M/S as a man tosses a coin. M/S as the teams walk towards the pitch from the pub. Various shots of the match.

    Intertitle - '"Hounds" stopped play.'

    M/S as two huntsmen and a pack of hounds ride across while the cricketers stand around and watch. They are followed by other riders in the hunt.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2925.08
    Media URN:
    84371
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:53:00 / 01:10:11:00
    Canister:
    G 1569

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