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.
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Women's Cricket in 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
Amateur film 1963 5 mins
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This film captures a women's cricket team playing a match up on the Downs above Hove. Despite the sunshine many of the women and spectators are wrapped up against the cold. Those not on the pitch sit about with their many dogs and chat while they wait for their innings. The game seems more relaxed but it's taken seriously as the scoreboard shows. Towards the end of the day a dog makes off with a team member's handbag to the amusement of all.
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Warning: contains images of men wearing nappies!