The Final Test (1953)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Sports Drama  |   Run Time - 91 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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This British comedy centers around the game of Cricket. It is set as the British team and their legendary cricket player Sam Palmer, prepare for a big match with the Australians. It will be his swan song in the game. His son Reggie, a fledgling poet, must make a difficult decision. On one hand, he really wants to attend his father's final game, but on the other, he has also been invited to the home of world famous poet Alexander Whitehead. It is Whitehead who solves the dilemma as he is a Cricket fanatic. Together he and the boy speed off to the match. Actual Cricket players appear in the film.

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Australia, Britain, career, conflict, cricket [game], decision, English [nationality], family, fanatic, father, game, home, invitation, lover, play [recreation], poet, retirement, rival, son, sports, team