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W.G. Grace Celebrates at Lord's on His 50th Birthday
A cricket legend celebrates his half-century
Non-Fiction 1898 1 mins
This historic bit of film captures cricket legend WG Grace and others at Lord's on the occasion of Grace's 50th birthday, 18 July 1898. A special Gentlemen v Players match was arranged to mark the day. The film shows the two teams walk side by side towards and past the camera.
The parade consists of Grace, Shrewsbury, Stoddart, W. Gunn, Lilley, Woods, Abel, Wynyard, Tunnicliffe, Jackson, J.T. Hearne, MacGregor, Storer, Dixon, Lockwood, MacLaren, Brockwell, Townsend, Haigh, Alec Hearne, Mason, Rhodes and Kortright.
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