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Footage shot by the New Zealand cricketer Giff Vivian on the 1937 tour of England.

Jamaica. Locals in small boats alongside ships. Tom Lowry (manager of the NZ Cricket team) and Curly (Milford Laurenson) Page (captain) pose for the camera on deck of ship. Scenes around [Kingston], Jamaica, streets. [Sabina Park.] Team swimming at hotel. Scenes at wharf. Ship departs. Children bobbing for apples. Martin Donnelly and [Jack Kerr] lying on the deck with female passengers. Several of the party, including scorer W. Ferguson, playing games on deck with the ship’s Captain
Arrival in London - wharfs.

Net practice session at the Basin Reserve in Wellington prior to departure, from distance. Captain of the NZ team, Curly Page, poses with cigarette - talks with Jack Dunning.
[Walter Hadlee] batting in the nets.
Bowlers at the end of their run ups. Alby Roberts and Dennis (Sonny Moloney) outside grandstand. Moloney laughs at camera.
[Eric Tindell] batting in nets without gloves. Jack Cowie and Jack Dunning bowling in the nets. Jack Kerr talks at camera with his pads on. William (Bill) Carson and Roberts pose before camera. Merv Wallace.
Wellington city as seen from the Terrace. Various middle aged people standing outside a building. Willis Street. Curly Page, Jack Kerr and Roberts standing on a balcony overlooking Willis Street.

Page inspects the pitch at [Glamorgan]. Players make their way onto field in a county game.
Parade for the Coronation of King George VI. Walter Hadlee falling asleep during parade. Manager Tom Lowry and Curly Page dressed for Court before they visit Westminster Abbey. London Scenes. Twickenham rugby ground. The players dressed in whites practice goal kicking. Panorama of a county game.

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Year 1937

Reference number F86203

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:12:00

Credits Photography: Giff Vivian

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