• Short Summary

    First Test cricket between England and Australia in Brisbane.

  • Description

    This is a duplicate copy of item 1741.09 - check for best quality.

    Titles read: 'MCC MAKE TEST START".

    Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

    General view of Queens Street in Brisbane. England cricketers Edward Dexter, Peter Parfitt and Fred Titmus walk along the street towards camera. David Sheppard signs an autograph book for a young man.

    Crowds make their way to Test Match along street. Australian Cricket Team pose for photographers. L/S of Sir Don Bradman and two Australian selectors walking off pitch after inspecting wicket. C/U of Bradman. C/U of Richie Benaud, Captain of Australian team.

    General view of massed crowds in the stands. Various shots of the match over different days. Players seen include Fred Trueman / Freddie Trueman, J Brian Statham, Alan Smith, Fred J Titmus, Reverend David S Sheppard, Geoffrey Pullar, Edward R Dexter, Len J Cowdrey, Kenneth F Barrington (England) and Richie Benaud, B Booth, R Simpson, W Lawry, RN Harvey, G McKenzie, AK Davidson, P Burge (Australian).

    Various shots of the crowds watching and applauding. Among them are the Duke of Norfolk and Wesley Hall.

    The game ends in a draw. People run onto the pitch as the players walk off.

    Notes, programme and cuttings on file.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:51:00 / 01:28:27:00

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