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Old Collegians Versus Lyons CC
Old Collegians Versus Lyons CC

Old Collegians Versus Lyons CC 1949

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Old Collegians Versus Lyons CC 1949

2 mins United Kingdom

As the titles say there are more spectators visible in this amateur film than any runs being scored - as the camera focusses on those who watch the game from the sidelines; old men with pipes and player's wives and children, sitting about in deckchairs, chatting, playing or eating ice-cream

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

Women Fashion Spectators Players Cricket Ice creams Children

Collection

Grass Roots

Released

1949

Country

United Kingdom

Language

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