TLF ID M011961
This is a film about cricket, built around scenes of the Second Test between England and Australia played at Lords in June 1948. Narrated by actor Ralph Richardson and cricket commentator John Arlott, the film shows craftsmen making cricket bats and balls by hand; groundsmen setting up the wicket at Lords; people working behind the scenes; and batsmen and bowlers demonstrating their skills. It shows the greats of cricket and how they changed the game. Interspersed throughout are the sights and sounds of the test match. The film is in black-and-white and runs for 17 mins 20 secs. Background information about the film is also included.