Title ID 3087Collection ID798
TitleCricket at Cuckfield
Date27 July 1929
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
KeywordsDomestic Gardens Sport Social Class
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionCaptain C.R. Peckitt
CameraCaptain C.R. Peckitt
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Duration5 min.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


A compilation of scenes that includes a group gathered in a garden and a cricket match in Cuckfield.


Cricket players are seen leaving the field for a break. Two young men are then seen playing swingball. A group of adults including cricket players stand in the garden of a mansion. Scenes of the cricket match are shown with spectators watching from their seats. Children are seen playing a family game of cricket and further scenes of the spectators includes a woman with a dog clutching a stick in its mouth.


Cricket at Cuckfield (1929)

Contextual information

Captain Peckett served in the 2nd Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment and was, at some time in the 1920s or 1930s, posted to Kashmir and Karachi in pre-independence India. Many of his films from this period are now stored at Screen Archive South East.