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  • Short Summary

    Yorkshire take on Lancashire at cricket. Manchester.

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    Item title reads - The Battle of the Roses. Record crowds watch thrilling cricket between Lancashire and Yorkshire. Manchester.

    L/S as the two cricket teams emerge from the pavilion and walk onto the pitch to applause from the crowd. L/S of the spectators kneeling around the edge of the pitch applauding. L/S of huge crowds, the camera pans across them. L/S of the match, various shots from different angles in M/S as they bat. Various shots of batting and fielding.

    Various shots of the match and crowds in the background. L/S of the whole scene, various shots of the crowds running out onto the pitch and sat around the edges.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:32:51 to the end of the item.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:57:00 / 01:36:32:00
    G 1195

Comments (2)

  1. Unknown user says

    The location is Old Trafford, Manchester.

    This 3-day match was played on 30 May, 1 and 2 June 1925.

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  2. says

    Starfighter on Cricketweb says:
    1:37 Wilfred Rhodes
    3:15 Roy Kilner
    3:27 George Macaulay
    4:22 Abe Waddington (trust me)
    I think the bowler at the end is just Macaulay again, but I'm not sure. It would be nice if it was Emmott Robinson though.

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