Film ID:
YFA 4158

BOMBING BFD (BRADFORD) CRICKET

1940

Visitor Tabs

Description

This film contains footage of Bradford after being bombed on 31st August 1940.

The film opens with a shot of a street, a building and a shop front. There is a bombed building in between some buildings and people can be seen walking past on the street.

A man and a woman stand in a shop doorway beside a sign for `Frank Studwell'. The man waves a rag at the camera.

Shot of a main street with firemen hosing the top-storey of a shop building and the road is covered in water.

The next scene is of a cricket match. At the end of the match the team walks off the field and then both teams have group photos taken.