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Australasian Gazette – The Ups and Downs of Cricket (1933)


This newsreel shows highlights of the third Test cricket series, often referred to as the 'Bodyline’ series, between England and Australia in Adelaide in January 1933.

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.