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Title:WAR OFFICE OFFICIAL TOPICAL BUDGET 359-2 (French version, fragment 2) [Main Title]
Film Number:IWM 674a
Other titles:PICTORIAL NEWS (OFFICIAL) 359-2 (French version, fragment 2) [Alternative Title]
Summary: I. French language version of a newsreel item on J R Clynes, replacement for Lord Rhondda as Food Controller, in portrait shot, London, July 1918.
II. French language version of a newsreel item on King George V watching a cricket match between a team from England and one from the Dominions, Lords Cricket Ground, London, July 1918.
Description: The England team come out to field, followed by the two Dominion opening batsmen. The King, in his Army uniform, is introduced to the two teams. Part of the match is shown. The two teams pose for group photographs.
Production Details: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
Topical Film Company (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Clynes, J R (person)
George V, King (person)
Marylebone Cricket Club (regiment/service)
Keywords: delegations, British national - state (object name)
delegations, British Imperial - state (object name)
society, British - friendship (object name)
recreation, British civilian - sport: cricket (object name)
GB, England & London, NW <Lords Cricket Ground> (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: None
Subtitle language: French
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 98 ft; Running time: 2 mins
Notes: Production: see IWM 651a for production details
Summary: note that another four items from the French language version of this issue form IWM 666b
Technical: this fragment is currently held on the same reel as IWM 674b and IWM 674c, the can is marked as IWM 674