The Final Test

THIS is pure nostalgia. It shows a time when cricket was important and a Test match had real meaning; and the times when the British cinema was having its heyday. Simply, we have here director Anthony Asquith indulging in a sport which in terms of drama

THIS is pure nostalgia.

It shows a time when cricket was important and a Test match had real meaning; and the times when the British cinema was having its heyday.

Simply, we have here director Anthony Asquith indulging in a sport which in terms of drama has not attracted much exposure on the large screen.

The story revolves around the last Test match of the series between England and Australia.


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More important, too, it will be the last appearance of one of England's leading players.

Whatever Asquith was thinking at the time it has all the makings of a twist on the story of Don Bradman's last appearance in this country.

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In this case it is Jack Warner who is the hero walking out to the wicket in an attempt to overcome the Australian bowling onslaught.

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