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    Cricket match involving Prime Minister Menzies of Australia and Donald Bradman.

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    Canberra, Australia.

    Prime Minister's XI v Duke of Norfolk's XI in Canberra.

    VS. Robert Menzies, Sir Donald Bradman and Ted Dexter lead the teams out and both sides pose for photographers. VS. Sir Don and Ted Dexter walk out to the centre of the field and Sir Don tosses coin. MS. Sir Don unveils plaque to open Bradman's Pavilion. CU. Sign over entrance "Bradman Pavilion". VS. Bradman leads his team onto field. The team includes Richie Benaud, the Australian Test Captain. VS. Cricket crowd looking on. MS. Mr. Menzies seated next to Lord De L'Isle and Dudley. CU. Mr. Menzies, his daughter, Lord De L'Isle and one of the Duke of Norfolk's daughters. MS. Ted Dexter,Alec Bedser and the Duke of Norfolk watching play. CU. Freddie Trueman looking through cine-camera. VS. Duke of Norfolk's team opening, openers being Rev. David Sheppard and Peter Parfitt, who in turn are followed by Ted Dexter, Colin Cowdrey, Tom Graveney and Freddie Trueman. MS. Freddie Trueman leaves field. MS Mrs. Menzies sitting next to Sir Donald. VS. Sir Donald taking the field for his innings. VS. Mr. Menzies' team at the wicket, Sir Donald Bradman after playing a few strokes he gets bowled by Alec Bedser. Neil Harvey and Richie Benaud are the next batsmen.


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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:09:00 / 01:38:35:00
    UN 3714 A

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