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Reference number: 3642

Date: 1957

Director: filmed by Mr. John Barrie

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.55 mins

Description: The film shows a number of sports including a Hill race, Show Jumping, Sheep dog trials and cricket, including the opening of the new clubhouse of the Falkland Cricket Club.

Shotlist: [B&W] football match (0.4) HILL RACE (0.12) Race start (0.17) Show Jumping with crowd watching (0.31) Race again (0.42) Dress Harness (1.14) Sheep dog trials (2.34) OPENING OF CRICKET PAVILION (2.36) Crest of cricket pavilion being varnished "FCC" [Falkland Cricket Club] (2.52) Players and audience sitting on deck chairs listening to speeches in Scroggie Park (by Club President Tom Schofield & Major Michael Crichton Stuart) , woman (Mrs Crichton Stuart) door opened by Mrs Bonthrone. gvs. of cricketers and guests (4.06) Game of cricket being played (5.16) Policemen talking to little girl (5.19) Umpires keeping score and scoreboard being changed (5.30) Girls looking at sleeping baby in a pram, children playing and watching the cricket (6.09) Cricket lawn being rolled (6.16) Another cricket match being played (7.21) TOWN COUNCIL V CRICKET CLUB (7.24) Game of cricket being played (7.53) THE END (7.55)