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Test match at The Oval

This is a 67-second excerpt from a black-and-white film with sound. It shows the 1934 Australian and English cricket teams during the first day's play in the fifth test on 18 August at The Oval, London. It begins with a view of the scoreboard followed by drinks being declared and several scenes of players relaxing. Play ...

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Don Bradman almost run out, Melbourne, 1937

This is a black-and-white photograph from an 8.2 cm x 8.2 cm glass lantern slide of Don Bradman making a run for Australia against England in the fifth Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Victoria, in 1937. The ball has hit the wicket and a stump is in the air, but Bradman, wearing his 'baggy green' cap, has his bat inside ...

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Lillee batting off Nawaz, 1976

This is a black-and-white photograph of Australian cricketer Dennis Lillee in action during the Test match between Australia and Pakistan in 1976, played in Adelaide, South Australia. The image is captioned: 'Dennis Lillee, (batter) hits a towering six off Sarfraz Nawaz'. Two Pakistani fielders can be seen, watching the ...

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Australia v England, Test cricket at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, 1932

This is a segment from the silent black-and-white newsreel 'Australasian Gazette' showing part of a Test cricket match played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in 1932. The segment begins with a pan of the crowd at the ground, followed by scenes of the carpark outside the MCG. A group of former Australian cricket greats ...

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Cinesound Review, 2,000th edition, 1970 - asset 4

This is an excerpt from a 1970 compilation of historical clips from early newsreels spanning 60 years and commemorating the 2,000th edition of Cinesound Review. The scenes shown in this excerpt are of: racehorses Phar Lap and Peter Pan, both Melbourne Cup winners; Australian cricketer Don Bradman playing and getting out ...

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Great innings by Victor Trumper in 1903-04

This is a sound recording of Alan McGilvray talking about Australian batsman Victor Trumper on the ABC Morning Show, 26 November 1987. McGilvray says: 'I think undoubtedly the greatest innings ever played on the MCG was Victor Trumper - 74 out of 122 played in the Second Test of the 1903-4 series. He went in first and was ...

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Women cricketers reminiscing about the 1930s uniform

This is a sound recording of an excerpt from an interview tape with Australian cricketers Peggy Antonio and Nell McLarty. They discuss the stockings worn as part of the uniform during the 1930s, laughing about how terrible they were.

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Eddie Gilbert bowling Don Bradman, 1931

This is a sound recording of a script written by the National Museum of Australia and performed by actors. The performance depicts a commentator describing Eddie Gilbert bowling Don Bradman, with background sound effects: 'The first two passed over Bradman's head but the third, equally high, and going at a great pace, baffled ...

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Victor Trumper at the crease, c1913

This is a black-and-white signed photograph of Victor Trumper, signed by Trumper and autographed by players at a testimonial match in Sydney on 8 February 1913.

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Bradman out for a 'duck', 1931

This is a newspaper article, taken from one of Don Bradman's scrapbooks, on the 1931 Sheffield Shield Match in which Bradman was bowled for a 'duck' (that is, without scoring) by Eddie Gilbert, an Indigenous Australian cricketer.

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Women cricketers, 1934-35 - asset 1

This is a sepia-toned photograph of a member of the Australian women's cricket team making a run in the 1934-35 Test series against England in Australia.

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Women cricketers, 1934-35 - asset 2

This is a sepia-toned photograph of a member of the Australian women's cricket team hitting the ball in the 1934-35 Test series against England in Australia.

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Poster for women's Test cricket, 1937

This is a poster from the Women's Cricket Association advertising a 1937 Test match between Australia and England at The Oval, London, on 10, 12 and 13 July.

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Australian women's cricket team, 1934

This is a black-and-white photograph of the 1934 Australian women's cricket team. Their uniforms are clearly displayed.

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Australian women cricketers, 1937 - asset 3

This is a black-and-white photograph of the Australian women's cricket team either on their way to England or returning after a Test match series against England in 1937. Taken on board ship, it features bowler Peggy Antonio at centre front.

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Ashes cricket Test match, Brisbane 1974 - asset 1

This is an excerpt from a segment in the black-and-white Australian Movie Magazine newsreel showing some of the first day's play in the first Test between England and Australia in the 54th Ashes series at Brisbane, on 29 November 1974. It opens with a pan across the crowded stands at the Brisbane Cricket Ground. It shows ...

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Ashes cricket Test match, Brisbane 1974 - asset 2

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white Australian Movie Magazine newsreel segment about the first Test between England and Australia in the 54th Ashes series at Brisbane, 1974. Beginning with a short scene of a man with a still camera taking photos from the fence, the main focus of the clip is a sequence that indicates ...

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Ashes cricket Test match, Adelaide, 1933

This is an excerpt from a segment in the black-and-white Australian Movie Magazine newsreel, made in December 1974 and containing footage of the third cricket Test in Adelaide in 1933, a match in the 'bodyline' Ashes series of 1932-33. It contains footage showing English fast bowler Harold Larwood bowling to Australian ...

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Ashes cricket Test matches in 1933 and 1974

This is an excerpt from a segment in the black-and-white Australian Movie Magazine newsreel produced in December 1974. The segment as a whole contrasts the use of the bouncer in the third cricket Test in Adelaide in 1933, a match in the bodyline Ashes series of 1932-33, with the first Ashes Test in Brisbane in 1974. The ...

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Portrait photograph of Donald Bradman, 1930

This is a formal black-and-white portrait photograph of Donald Bradman taken in 1930. It shows him wearing his Australian team blazer, probably before embarking upon a tour of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) and of England, where the Australian team was to play a series of Ashes Test matches. The blazer displays the Australian coat ...