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    Cricket stars of 1925 in action.

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    Check canister number - two items share number.

    Cricket stars of 1925. Title frame Bertie Oldfield. N.S.W. First wicket-keeper and splendid fighting batsman. Shot of Bertie at bat. Then swings again; in slow motion. Next we see Bertie in slow motion behind the wicket; catching ball and throwing it. CU Oldfield talking to someone. Next; another cricketeer; Stork Hendry. V.I.C. CU man laughing. Then in action batting. Next; Jack Ellis Claimed by some to equal Oldfield. CU; then brief shot by wicket.(Title frame for another player but film is cut off; jump ahead to :shot of Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII; then Duke of Windsor) coming down steps out of brick building; past crowd. Prince and others walk past crowds in stands. Prince etc. w/ cricket players on field.

    Cataloguer's note: a small part of this item is included in VARIOUS PRINCE OF WALES (aka PRINCE OF WALES RECEIVES HONORARY DEGREE, 1921) in
    ON 284 A on *PM2382* - EB 2002.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:42:00 / 01:14:20:00
    ON 284 M

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