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    Item title reads - Torquay.

    International tennis between France and England. Devon.

    M/S as camera pans across court to a tennis match between Jean Borotra and H. G. N. Lee. Various shots of the game and people watching. Various shots of a doubles game between Boussus and Gentien, and Hughes and Billington. M/S of a man writing on the scoreboard in chalk. M/S as rain coming through the roof stops play and they have to move to another court. Various shots of a singles match between Borotra and D. W. Butler. Borotra wins.

    *Billington is presumably Henry Billington (Tim Henman's maternal grandfather)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    18382
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    991.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:50:00 / 01:05:38:00
    Canister:
    38/95
    Sort Number:
    38/095
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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