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Cables

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Australia bowler, Bill O'Reilly, demonstrates his famous grip, ca. 1932, by Sam Hood. Glass photonegative

A seasonal offering. Purely by chance, I’d discovered this series of broadcast transcripts from Australia to England via Paris, dating from Christmas 1932 and describing a game of cricket. Not just any game, mind. They consist of the ‘cables’ from the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), covering the action in test matches in the infamous ‘bodyline’ series between England and Australia [

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