"At The Mecca Of Tennis" 1932

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Full title reads: "Wimbledon. 'At the Mecca of Tennis' - America retains the Wightman Cup by four events to three."

Wimbledon, London.

Two women tennis players walk out onto court at Wimbledon. As this is the Wightman Trophy one is presumably English and the other from the United States...

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
5044
Sort Number:
32/047
Time in/Out:
01:32:05:00 / 01:33:00:00
Canister:
32/47
Film ID:
677.20
Issue Date:
13/06/1932

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  • As the players walk out on court, the player in the jacket is Helen Wills-Moody of the US. Dont' recognise the British player.

    scorpio1163 12th Feb 2013

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