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  • Short Summary

    C. B. Fry retires from directorship of training ship Mercury.

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    This is a duplicate of item 2306.11 - check for best quality.

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    CU. C. B. Fry, Former Director of training ship 'Mercury' and England test cricketer, sitting at desk looking at ship's report. SV. Mr Fry sitting at desk, pan to old papers and cricket bats in corner. GV. Training ship Mercury. CU. Mr Fry takes picture from wall, places it in case. LV. Elevated shot, Mercury cadets around Mr Fry. SV. Mr Fry standing behind statue examining his old bat. He starts to autograph bat. CU. Mr Fry signing bat. SV. Mr Fry hands statuette of cricketer to leading hand. LV. Boys throwing hats in the air. Mr Fry salutes and walks away. SV. Pan, Mr Fry, in civilian clothes leaving house. Stops at car and looks around. CU. Sybil Hoard, daughter of original founder, waving goodbye. Car drives off.

    (Mute.F.G. & Orig.Neg.) (Used in A.K.C.176)

    Date found in the old record - 26/05/1950.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:37:00 / 01:06:31:00
    UN 2273 G

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