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Australasian Gazette – Highlights of the Cricket Series England vs Australia (1933)


This Australasian Gazette newsreel shows highlights of the 1932–1933 England versus Australia cricket series. It starts with footage of the packed stadium and shows clips of the first Test in Sydney. It is black-and-white and silent.

Curator’s notes

Newsreels were an integral part of cinema programming in Australia before the advent of television in 1956. Issued on a weekly basis, newsreels enabled people to further engage with local and national political stories and events.