Helen Wills-Moody Loses Her Crown 1933

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Full title reads: "Forest Hill, U.S.A. Helen Wills-Moody loses her Crown! 'Poker face' Helen 8 years Queen of the World's lawn tennis - loses sensational game and her title 'by default' to Miss Helen Jacobs."

Forest Hills, New York, United States of America (USA).

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
6615
Sort Number:
33/072
Time in/Out:
01:41:25:00 / 01:42:45:00
Canister:
33/72
Film ID:
731.28
Issue Date:
07/09/1933

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