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Surrey v Lincolnshire - The Gillette Cup 1974
Lincolnshire Cricket Club captain Ian Moore is confident when meeting Surrey in the second round of the Gillette Cup, 1974.
Sport 1974 2 mins
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Lincolnshire Cricket Club have already beaten a first Test county cricket club - Glamorgan, and so are quietly confident to enter the second round of the Gillette Cup Competition. Anglia Television report on all the action from the Lindum Sports Ground, Lincoln where Lincolnshire square up to Surrey, in July 1974. Sadly for Lincolnshire, Surrey won by 123 runs, with Player of the Match being Surrey’s Geoff Arnold. Chris Young for Anglia speaks with Lincs captain Ian Moore.
The County Game
Lancashire XI Cricket Team
Sport 1923 1 mins Silent Location: Blackpool
Meet the team - a close encounter with some of the great characters of Lancashire cricket.
Cricket: Worcestershire v Yorkshire
Amateur film 1955 6 mins Silent Location: Worcester
Cricket in the sunshine as Worcestershire take on Yorkshire at New Road.
Somerset CCC v Lancashire CCC in the Gillette Cup
Sport 1971 4 mins Location: Taunton
Somerset is knocked out as Lancashire reaches target
Yorks Draw with Surrey
Sport 1922 0 mins Silent Location: Oval, The
Surrey play Yorkshire at the Oval as the 1922 County Championship nears its conclusion.
The Carlsberg Hampshire Cricket Challenge, Hackwood Park
Amateur film 1991 4 mins Silent Location: Hackwood Park
Johnners' plays umpire as Hampshire's cricketers - past and present - meet at Hackwood Park for the 1991 Carlsberg Cricket Challenge
Sussex V Kent County Cricket Match
Sport 1913 10 mins Silent
Large crowds gather for cricket week at Canterbury's St Lawrence Ground, as Kent take on Sussex and Nottinghamshire.
Ruston and Hornsby Beevor Street Floods 1947
Amateur film 1947 8 mins Silent Location: Lincoln
A post-war spring thaw brings flood chaos to Lincoln's industrial heartland.
Promotional 1984 14 mins Location: Lincoln
A promotional film to attract industry to Lincolnshire, focusing on successfully established business in the area.
A Ruston No 6 Crane Navvy
Promotional 1920 9 mins Silent Location: Lincoln
Shifting limestone at 100 tons an hour - the Ruston steam navvy at work.
All in a Day
Amateur film 1952 11 mins Silent Location: Brattleby
Work, work and more work: a day in the life of a young mother from Brattleby in Lincolnshire.
An Unbroken Tradition
Travelogue 1979 25 mins Location: Lincoln
Explore "the best of an older England" in this sun-drenched TV travelogue of Lincolnshire's rural villages, cobbled market towns and ancient cities.
To the Four Corners
Travelogue 1957 27 mins Location: Cardiff/Caerdydd
Haunting colour travelogue taking in Ulster, Lewis, Lincoln and Cardiff's Tiger Bay.
The Lost Highway
Promotional 2019 10 mins
A wandering warrior dreams of a new form of expression, in this promo for UNKLE’s album The Road: Part II / Lost Highway Pt. II directed by Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones.
Colour on the Thames
1935 16 mins
A rare glimpse of 1930s London in colour: the Thames has never looked lovelier.
What's Missing from this Picture?
Advert 1946 1 mins Silent
Life is looking up! The war is over and the “Corona” Man can visit his “Corona” families once more, door-to-door.
Fun at Rhyl
Advert 1962 0 mins Location: Rhyl
Cinema advertisement for Marine Lake & Ocean Beach, Rhyl, a popular destination for crowds set on a day's fun on free rides.
Local Cinema Advertisements - Blaenau Ffestiniog and Merthyr
Advert 1942 7 mins Silent Location: Blaenau Ffestiniog
Who could deny these advertising claims: "Attractive hair is the ambition of every woman", and "Your family will enjoy Lincoln potatoes"?
Shippam's Three Beans
Advert 1955 1 mins
Operatic chickens, shrimps and salmon sing-a-long with a paste pot chorus in this vibrantly animated advert for Shippam's
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