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Cricket in Canterbury and a Wedding 1967
Cricket in Canterbury and a Wedding 1967

Cricket in Canterbury and a Wedding 1967 1967

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Cricket in Canterbury and a Wedding 1967 1967

6 mins United Kingdom

This richly atmospheric film from John Clague, filmed at Kent County Cricket Club's ground at St Lawrence, Canterbury focuses, unusually, on spectators rather than the match. People arrive at the ground, chat and seat themselves in deckchairs. Women's hats predominate, even during a lunch where watermelon is on the menu. We then see more hats at a wedding. Guests arrive followed by the bride. After the service the married couple and guests mingle at the garden reception.

Screen Archive South East is a public sector moving image archive serving the South East of England. The archive's collections of magic lantern slides, films, videos and associated materials capture the many varied aspects of life, work and creativity from the early days of screen history to the present day and serve as a rich and invaluable historical resource.

Genres

Amateur film

Tags

Rotary clubs Dining Drunkenness Fashion Hats Classic cars Cricket matches Spectators Guests (domestic) Weddings

Collection

The County Game

Released

1967

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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