Rigg V Budge Aka Riggs V Budge 1942

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    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Views of tennis singles match between Bobby Riggs and Don Budge. Shots of the crowd, the two players coming onto court and then of the game in progress.

    CU of winner - Donald Budge. Chat between Riggs and Budge.

    N.B. I think this is a final of the US (United States of America) Open championship. Presumably from the late 1930s.

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    British Pathé
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    Sound
    Media URN:
    58597
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    564.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:56:00 / 02:00:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 115 G
    Sort Number:
    UN 0115 G
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