Highlands History – Sir Donald Bradman Unique Colour Footage

A recently donated film reveals the only known colour footage of Sir Donald Bradman playing cricket.

The Don Takes the Field

At 2:48pm on Saturday 26 February 1949, with the score at 1-111 in the AF Kippax and WA Oldfield testimonial match, Sir Donald Bradman strode onto the Sydney Cricket Ground for his penultimate first-class innings:

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