• Short Summary

    Celebrities play cricket against local team to raise money for boys' clubs. Bedfordshire.

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    This is a duplicate copy of item 1688.12 - check for best quality.

    Item title reads - Was it cricket?

    Celebrity cricket team the 'Keystone Cops' play cricket against local team to raise money for Bedford and Buckinghamshire Boys' Clubs. Wing, near Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire.

    L/S cricketer on pitch, M/S people watching. M/S singer Frankie Vaughan talking to children in audience. M/S actor David Tomlinson coming onto the pitch and jokingly flexing his muscles like a body builder. He smiles at camera as he walks past. C/U Frankie watching. M/S Tomlinson batting. C/U Lord Westmorland watching. M/S Brian Rix signing autographs. C/U as he looks up and smiles at the camera.

    M/S Frankie Vaughan coming out to bat, he kicks his leg in the air then starts to run out towards the wicket. C/U baby in the crowd. M/S Frankie batting, he hits the ball and scores a run. M/S boys in crowd applauding. M/S players running off the field as it starts to pour with rain. M/S man sheltering under umbrella. C/U Frankie Vaughan drying himself as the rain pours down outside. Various shots of rain falling over deserted pitch and empty seats. M/S people sheltering up against sightscreens. M/S rain pouring. C/U big puddles. M/S couple walking across the waterlogged pitch with their heads covered.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:07:00 / 01:08:18:00

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