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  • Short Summary

    Girl cricketers are featured - some of the spectators sit and knit.

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    No title. M/S of group of women by a cricket scoreboard. Two women sit on the ground and affix cricket pads to their shins. Another woman puts her foot on a chair and puts on pads. Group of women walk towards the camera. They wear white shirts and skirts and striped ties. Two women walk towards the camera. "Cricket is just the right kind of game to give you that willowy feeling - (Civil Service v Lyons Sports Club)." L/S of the game in progress. Match is played in a park type setting with Cricket pavilion and tennis courts visible. Good shots of the girls playing. Slow motion footage of one of the women bowling. "Meanwhile, the knit one, purl two-ers are busy - " C/U of two of the team members knitting while they watch the match. More shots of the match. "If Adam likes a nippy bowler, here she is - Miss F. Hurst. (Deadly bowler and century maker)." Shots of Miss Hurst. L/S of girls sitting on the edge watching the match and applauding. "But don't think these ladies are as slow as our ultra-rapid camera shows them on this screen - !" L/S of various shots being taken in slow motion.

    Note: flash-frame intertitles.

    Safety print exists.

    Neg now in Cricket can 19?

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:24:00 / 01:08:37:00
    EP 105

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