Dramatization of the 1932/33 Test cricket series between England and Australia. Played in Australia, the series gained notoriety in Australian and worldwide cricketing history for the fact ... See full summary »
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Dramatization of the 1932/33 Test cricket series between England and Australia. Played in Australia, the series gained notoriety in Australian and worldwide cricketing history for the fact that the English team (headed by captain Douglas Jardine) applied a bowling technique called "leg theory", or more commonly, Bodyline. This technique involved bowlers bowling the ball directly at the batsman's body, and resulted in many of the Australian team receiving numerous bruises and injuries, with batsman Bert Oldfield sustaining a cracked skull. The series generated much anger and resentment towards the English team within Australia and seriously damaged Anglo-Australian cricketing relations at the time. Written by
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In Episode 5, TW Wall is shown being bowled by WR Hammond, when in fact he was given out LBW. See more »
Australian Selector (Aubrey):
People are reluctant to part with their money, and they certainly won't do so, if they can't watch Bradman.
Australian Selector (Robertson):
The game is more important than the individual. If we allow ourselves to be dictated to by players, who knows where it will end! One day matches for the convenience of the press, later starting times for the convenience of radio stations!
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A unique and scandalous plot to dismiss Don Bradman.
A movie not only on Cricket, but also on values, ego, pride, human achievement. The movie takes place during the Bodyline Series, Between the England-Australia 'Ashes' Test Matches. A movie depicting the world's best ever cricketer - Don Bradman and one of the worlds fastest and most accurate bowlers of that time - Harold Larwood, it was a struggle to dismiss the Aussie Don Bradman.
Douglas Jardine's most outrageous plot, the tense cricket stadium atmosphere, the desire to win make this movie a must see.
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