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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 Silent
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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 Silent
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 Silent 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.
The Queen visits Hove's Greyhound Stadium
Amateur film 1962 4 mins Silent Location: Hove
Travel back in time to 1962 and see bubble cars on the road, service at the garage as it used to be and the Queen and Prince Philip paying a visit to Hove's Greyhound Stadium.
Hove, Horsham and Horses
Amateur film 1966 7 mins Silent Location: Hove
Catch a glimpse of Hove's old town hall before the bull-dozers move in as well as leafy Horsham scenes and a local hunt at Patcham in this film from Doreen Combes
Anti-litter campaigners at Brighton Carnival
Amateur film 1969 5 mins Silent Location: Hove
Litter Bugs beware! Keep Britain Tidy campaigners aim to get their message across during Hove's colourful carnival in this nostalgic short film from the Albany Cine Club
An Architect's Model of Hove Town Centre
Amateur film 1968 4 mins Silent 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 Silent Location: Hove
Christian organisation the Crusaders gather at Kinloch Hall, Hove
Cricket scenes with Don Bradman II
Amateur film 1948 2 mins Silent Location: Hove
Australian national hero and cricketing legend, Don Bradman, runs the gauntlet of cricket fans in this amazing film from the 1948 tour
Comedy 1919 35 mins Silent
A protective father masquerades as an automatic doll in this bonkers interwar comedy.
Spirit of Mayday
1937 11 mins Silent
May Day – a significant day for the labour movement – is covered by the cameras of the Film and Photograph League.
Cornelius Cardew 1936-1981
Performance 1986 55 mins
An exploration of the life and work of the controversial British composer.
1935 9 mins
Let it bleed? This exemplary education film gets to the heart of the matter.
U.A.B. (Workers Newsreel No.3)
Non-Fiction 1935 12 mins Silent
Punchy political film capturing mass protests against unemployment.
The Merry Month of May
1937 15 mins Silent
A spirited satire on the coronation of George VI made by members of the Film and Photograph League.
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