• Short Summary

    Australia's cricketers welcomed by the Institute of Journalists - Prime Minister present.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BIG HITS - At Luncheon given by Institute of Journalists to Australian Cricketers at the Criterion."

    London.

    Top shot, big room full of people seated at small tables, applauding. Mr P. E. Verstone rises to reed the message from the King (natural sound). He thanks all attending... welcome to the Australian Cricket team... the best wishes... etc. Applause as he finishes. British Prime Minister, Mr Ramsey MaCdonald. He also welcomes Australia's cricketers - applause. Australian cricketer thanks for reception... talks about 52 ashtrays seeing stolen a similar reception four years ago. Then he says there are only 18 Australians at this table... - people laugh. He thanks again and sits down. Another man starts talking - everybody Loughs. Woman sitting next to him seems greatly amused.

    Note: Alternative spelling for search purposes - Ramsey McDonald.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    781.09
    Media URN:
    8625
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:02:00 / 01:13:18:00
    Canister:
    34/35

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