Tennis 1928

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    Tennis. Centre Court, Wimbledon.
    Probably the Wrightman Cup.

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    2 pairs women (Molla Mallory for the United States with Eileen Bennett for Great Britain, and Helen Wills-Moody for the US with Phoebe Watson for GB)walk onto court for doubles match in tennis tournament; c. 1920s. CUs of each pair. The lady with the bandeau (second couple) could be Suzanne Lenglen? Spectators in stands in BG.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1928
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    76487
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2408.27
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:15:00 / 01:54:51:00
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    ON 322 K
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    ON 322 K
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  • This is the 1928 Wightman Cup on the Centre Court at Wimbledon. The first pair on court are Eileen Bennett for GB and Molla Mallory for the US. The second pair on court are Helen Wills for the US and Phoebe Holcroft Watson for GB.

    scorpio1163 13th Feb 2013

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