Spin bowling

United Kingdom, 1951

Film
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Analyses the action of English and Essex bowler, Peter Smith, in producing the leg break and off break. Includes close-up shots of his hand demonstrating the spin he imparts to the ball. On an indoor pitch H.P. Crabtree explains Smith’s action further by use of a mechanically propelled ball.

Credits

director

Denys Parsons

co-producer

Dorothy Grayson

Brian Smith

production company

Realist Films

Language

English

Duration

00:12:52:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28815

Subject categories

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Cricket - Bowling

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Cricket - Coaching

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Cricket - Great Britain

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Great Britain

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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