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    A woman's cricket match - some of the action seen in slow motion.

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    Cobham, Surrey.

    "Not even Adam's ownest own games are barred by Eve today, and in cricket she's just as much at home to a hard catch as a glance to leg - " L/S of a women's cricket match - women sit in deck chairs watching in the foreground. Various shots of the match in progress. M/S of woman standing in the crease. Various shots of her hitting the ball. "Our Ultra-Rapid Camera is the only fellow capable of slowing the girls down" Slow motion footage of the game - one team are in white, the others wear dark gymslips. "The first time she hit it, she missed it..." Slow motion of the bats-woman missing the ball. The wicket keeper drops it so the bats-woman attempts a run. "In the next picture our Cameraman offered up a brief prayer..." Another bats-woman whacks the ball and it comes straight for the cameraman! Slow motion footage of woman jumping to catch the ball.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 624.

    Safety print exists. Nitrate neg in "Cricket" can 20. Beta exists.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:07:00 / 01:38:25:00
    EP 261

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