The Summer game

United Kingdom, 1970

Film
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Traces the history of cricket from its origin as a two stump game played by yokels on the village green, through its phase as a betting sport after the Restoration, to the modern counterpart played by professionals.

Credits

production company

Random Films

Language

English

Duration

00:32:53:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29075

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

History → History

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Cricket

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Cricket players

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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