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Leeds Test Opens

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1260
Date Released
27 Jul 1953
Date submitted
23 Jul 1953
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Leeds Test Opens
  2. 2Royal River Pageant

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 2
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Leeds Test - England’s Poor Start. DESCRIPTION: At Headingley, England were put in to bat by Hassett who won the toss for Australia. The England batsmen could not settle down to the strong Australian attack and were all out for 167. SHOTLIST: Cut story - Crowd shots. Hassett wins toss. Rain - wicket covered before start of match. Australians take field. Hutton & Edrich out. Lindwall to Hutton. Lindwall’s second ball clean bowls Hutton. Aussies jump with joy. SCU Graveney batting & opens scoring. Lindwall to Edrich. CU Edrich batting. Miller to Graveney. Lindwall to Edrich, LBW disallowed. Miller gets Edrich LBW. Compton comes in. Compton caught Davidson. Compton walks off. Davidson bowling. Watson batting. Drinks. Benaud to Graveney & quick run Graveney’s fifty. Rain start, team run off. Lindwall bowling. Miller bowling. Simpson batting. Hit on elbow, & retires. Lindwall bowls Watson & hurts his foot, Watson jumps around. Evans batting, starts scoring. Bailey run out. GV play.
Keywords
Sport; Weather; Cricket; Accidents and disasters
Card file number
59450
Credits:
Camera
James Humphries
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Camera
Martin Gray
Length of story (in feet)
317
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