Cricket

Cricket
Through the pattern of this film a ‘Test’ at Lord’s runs like a thread and a broadcast commentary on the match is imposed on the background of cricket as a game, a craft, an interest of a people, a piece of history. The craftsmen are shown who make the ball and the bat–that ‘fourth straight stick’ with which the batsmen defend ‘the other three’. The craftsmen are shown who play the game, from W. G. Grace in the ‘nets’ to D. G. Bradman and Denis Compton in the thread of the ‘Test’. The history of the game is epitomized in the Long Room shots at Lord’s and from there the camera moves to the village green; to the London side- street where the urchins play on a ‘bumping pitch’; to South Africa, and India, where in the ‘blinding light’ there is often ‘an hour to play and the last man in.
Title Cricket
Release Date 1950-11-18
Runtime
Genres Documentary
Production Companies British Film Council, Pathé Documentary Unit
Production Countries United Kingdom

Reviews


Leave a Review?

You must be registered and logged in to submit your review.

Recently Searched

Silence Of The Lambs 329481 Newland 1994 427796 Rsc Live Hamlet 2016 Moana Hindi Dubbed Movie Dragon Ball 13 Reasons Why Season 3 Jack Ryan Season2 129009 Love Is A Ball 1963 Happy Death Day 2u Old Fast And The 37673 Destiny 1997 Rick Es Morty 15433 The Bfg 1989 321985 Der Puppengraber 2003 Property Brothers Samuel L Jackson Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World Dad Is Home Oliver Twist 246692 Lokas 2008 Lady Bird Tom Clancy S Jack Ryan 278301 Die Aids Trilogie Positiv Die Antwort Schwuler Manner In New Yo The Irishman Three Little Words 211117 Rockwell A Legend Of The Wild West 1994 Percy Jackson And The Olympians The Lightning Thief 60066 Nadia 1984 Ip Man 2 The Guardian 144407 Karm 1977 Cam 42973 Queen To Play 2009 Professor 162626 Los Calaveras 1931 Harry Potter K G F The Darkest Minds Raazi The Lion King Movie 22657 Algiers 1938 Die Trying 54007 Star Kid 1997 198618 Born To Sing 2013 Cloud Atlas Oz X Men 144802 Miroir 1947 Chambers 411183 Titli 2002 Housefull 4 Half Blood Prince 261899 Prospect 2014 Amazing Grace 460387 Sigma Epsilon Rho Phi Eta Sigmaf Omicron Mu Eta Chi Alpha Nu Om The Goldfinch Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Political Animals 312929 Joe Weider S Bodybuilding Training System Session 7 Mass And St Star Wars Boyka Undisputed Burning Black And Blue Bfg Hindi The Affair S5 R I P D 34081 Ted B 266691 Murder Commited In A Sly And Cruel Manner And From Low Motives 320434 Age 17 2003 Silence Of The Lambs Hindi Dubbed 292366 Victims Of Lust 1940 402710 Raiders 2014 Veer De Wedding 263775 Etxr 2014 Dead Poets Society Far From Home Kenny Sebastian 123702 Garuda 2004 This Is Us Season 4 The Big Bang Theorie Swiped The Spanish Printsess What Men Want Star Wars 4 Ambrosia There Will Be Blood 1 Movie4u Live Movies Raabta Watch Tmvfc0zzexvtbmrntm5movlznz Greta Gandii Baat Captain Marvel 199107 Bitten 2007 89380 Christophe Aleveque Est Super Rebelle Enfin Ce Qu Il En Reste 20 219846 Outrage 1986 Sex Minions Fifty Shades Of Gre 106648 Phra Rot Meri 1981 Wrong Turn