Sports News 1958

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    Full title reads: "Sports News".

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

    GV Elevated, the tennis court at Forest Hills with Althea Gibson serving from the far end to Christine Truman at the near end. She serves and Truman returns with a back hand. Gibson returns back hand, Truman does same. Gibson smashes, Truman returns back hand. Gibson forehand. It goes into the corner of the court. Christine Truman runs after it, returns with a forehand. Gibson smashes. Truman returns back hand, and Gibson returns and puts it out of Truman's reach. GV Crowds. GV Elevated, Gibson serving from the far end, she serves. Truman returns. Gibson smashes. Truman returns right in the corner of the court and Gibson runs after it, lobs it back. Truman smashes. Gibson returns. Truman returns. Gibson lobs a short one. Truman running up to the net, hits it back and Gibson volleys the ball past Truman. GV Crowds. GV Gibson serving from the far end, she serves. Truman returns. Gibson returns. Truman on the back hand hits it into the net to give Miss Gibson match point. SV The two girls walking to the net. They shake hands, then walk towards the Umpire's chair. Selected Originals exist for this section - see other records.

    Paris, France. World Track Cycling Championships.

    GV Cycling track at the Parc des Princes in Paris where Sacchi of Italy is leading Rousseau of France in the World Championships of speed cycling. Rousseau overtakes Sacchi on the inside, camera pans with them as they go round the track and then come towards camera's position with Sacchi challenging on the outside, but wobbling a bit. LV The two riders coming towards camera at the finish, with Rousseau leading slightly and Sacchi wobbling all over the place. He crashes down, and bike and rider slide along the track towards camera. SV Sacchi laying on ground with bike still between his legs as men run towards him. GV Crowds. CU Sacchi surrounded by men as he is helped off the track, pan down to show him walking painfully.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    49774
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1551.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    10:30:22:00 / 10:31:43:00
    Canister:
    58/73
    Sort Number:
    58/073
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