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  • Short Summary

    The M.C.C. team return to Britain on the same ship as the Duke and Duchess of York.

  • Description

    Item title reads - A great homecoming. A.E.R. Gilligan & M.C.C. team home again from Australian tour. Folkestone and London.

    M/S of one of the team members signing a bat, others stand round him.

    Intertitle - 'Jack Hobbs.' M/S of Jack with a lady.

    Intertitle - 'H. Sutcliffe.' M/S of Mr Sutcliffe smoking a cigarette.

    Intertitle - 'M. Tate.' M/S of Mr Tate blowing his nose and then smoking a pipe, the camera pans across the rest of the team.

    Intertitle - ' .... not forgetting 'veteran' Strudwick.' M/S profile of him chatting to someone off-screen.

    Intertitle - 'The crowd could not have been more enthusiastic even if they had brought back those "Ashes".' M/S of huge crowds, M/S as cars drive very slowly through them.

    Intertitle - 'The Duke & Duchess of York, after their 4 months holiday, returned on the same boat.' L/S of the Duke and Duchess of York getting off the boat with some other people, they walk along the quay and up a ramp.

    Intertitle - 'At Pudsey, Yorkshire, whole town turns out to welcome our Herbert Sutcliffe.'

    M/S as Herbert makes his way through the crowds with the mayor. L/S of the huge crowds and of Herbert speaking to them from a platform. M/S of him in front of a microphone, the mayor and others sit behind him.

    Note: this item is tinted orange.

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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:
    01:05:56:00 / 01:09:10:00
    G 1183

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