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Sussex vs The West Indies at Hove
Cricket legends abound in Hove as Sussex play the West Indies during their 1963 tour of the UK
Amateur film 1963 13 mins
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Sussex takes on the West Indies and other teams, in this fascinating film from 1963. We begin with cricket action at the county ground in Hove. Slow-motion filming captures bowling and fielding. The touring West Indies Cricket team arrives to play Sussex. After a pitch inspection by both captains the players emerge from the pavilion and an exciting day of cricket action begins. Two further Sussex matches are seen - all before large crowds of appreciative spectators.
Cricket on Film
Prince Ranjitsinhji Practising Batting at the Nets
Sport 1897 2 mins
Probably the first ever cricket film: Indian cricketing royalty prepares for the first test between England and Australia at Sydney.
Women Willows and Wickets
Non-Fiction 1929 1 mins Location: Sunbury
Action from a women's game of cricket in Sunbury, with one of the teams consisting of workers at Lyons Corner Houses.
New Cricket Headguard
Sport 1971 3 mins Location: Chelmsford
Lancashire and England cricketer David “Bumble” Lloyd is far from 'bowled over' by the idea of the introduction of a new headguard. Anglia TV.
Cricket on Test
Sport 1965 9 mins Location: Nettlebed
From village green to Lord's: the late, great Richie Benaud narrates a guide to the state of cricket in England.
Cobbler Makes Cricket Boots for World's Cricket Stars
News 1972 3 mins Location: Northampton
Anglia TV visit the world famous cobbler for cricketers, Albert Whiting, in his Northampton shop.
News 1974 5 mins Location: Worcester
A master craftsman in willow: Duncan Fearnley explains the intricacies of making his championship winning cricket bats.
An Architect's Model of Hove Town Centre
Amateur film 1968 4 mins Location: Hove
This model effort shows an architect's vision for the rebuilding of Hove Town Hall - in the style known as Brutalist
Shoreham, Brighton and Hove Crusaders 1935-36
Amateur film 1935 6 mins Location: Hove
Christian organisation the Crusaders gather at Kinloch Hall, Hove
Women's Cricket in Hove
Amateur film 1963 5 mins Location: Hove
High up on the Downs above Hove a women's cricket team enjoy a match, a chat and even a quick smoke while a dog makes off with a handbag
Cricket scenes with Don Bradman II
Amateur film 1948 2 mins Location: Hove
Australian national hero and cricketing legend, Don Bradman, runs the gauntlet of cricket fans in this amazing film from the 1948 tour
Cricket Scenes with Don Bradman I
Amateur film 1948 2 mins Location: Hove
Cricket legend, Don Bradman, and his Invincibles delight the crowds when Australia tours England in 1948
Sussex Plays South Africa at Hove
Amateur film 1967 4 mins Location: Hove
Hove is the venue for a cricket match between Sussex and a visiting team from South Africa - much to the delight of autograph hunters
Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting Q&A for Shakespeare Lives
Inside Film 2016 31 mins
The stars of Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet are reunited on stage for the first time since 1968 as part of the BFI and British Council’s Shakespeare on Film.
Amateur film 1965 11 mins Location: Redhill Aerodrome
The skies above Redhill are abuzz with planes as the fliers of Surrey's Tiger Club perform an aerial show for the crowds below
Brighton Seaside - Airshow & Silver Jubilee in Bromley
Amateur film 1977 11 mins Location: Brighton
Tony Mitchell captures a variety of events during Jubilee year - including day trips to Brighton and a bunting covered London as well as an accident at an airshow
This is Bournemouth
Promotional 1969 17 mins Location: Bournemouth
Bournemouth. A holiday resort that’s got the lot. Sunshine, sandy beaches, gardens, shops, fine dining and entertainment - with sports stars and a few beauty queens thrown in
The Building of the Eastern Road flyover on the M27
Amateur film 1970 7 mins Location: Hilsea
The roads around Portsmouth are about to be transformed with concrete and steel in this 1970 film from W J Evans.
A Tour of Conservative Wards in Southampton
Amateur film 1935 14 mins Location: Southampton
A Tory MP and his wife meet their female battalions in a tour of Southampton's wards - while Stanley Baldwin lends his own support at an outdoor fete