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    No title - Wimbledon past and present. London.

    M/S women playing tennis in 1900. M/S men's doubles in 1914, only a handful of spectators in background. M/S Helen Wills playing at the start of her career in 1924. M/S Ramsay MacDonald in box watching. C/U Suzanne Lenglen carrying tennis rackets in 1925. M/S Wimbledon royal box with King George V and Queen Mary watching in 1925. M/S Suzanne Lenglen playing. M/S crowd watching and applauding. M/S Sydney B. Wood about to take part in the 1927 championships, he is wearing plus fours. M/S crowd watching. Various shots Wood serving and playing. M/S Paris presidential box, 1930. L/S as Jean Borotra playing, it ends with big smash by him. The camera pans left following Borotra off course. M/S as crowd throw cushions onto the court. C/U Kay Stammers holding tennis racket in garden in Britain, 1930. L/S Betty Nuttall serving in America, 1931. M/S H. W. (Bunny) Austin serving and playing, 1934. L/S Wimbledon doubles, Fred Perry serving, his partner is G. P. Hughes. L/S crowd applauding. M/S Fred Perry playing. M/S Dorothy Round in play at Wimbledon, 1937. M/S crowd applauding. M/S's Donald Budge serving and playing in America,1937. A ball boy who is seated throws ball to Budge. M/S Ellsworth Vines playing in near court, a rally takes place

    Various shots as the Davis Cup is presented to the non-playing captain of Britain at Wimbledon, in shot are Austin, Perry, Hughes and Tuckey, 1935. M/S crowd applauding. M/S as the captain holds the trophy and walks backwards to his place. Various shots people arriving at 1967 Wimbledon. M/S showing miniskirts, pan up to two young girls walking past. M/S group of school children with blazers and boaters. Eight scenes showing fashions. M/S crowds watching play in centre court between Manuel Santana and Charlito Pasarell. Various shots of the match and umpires. Pasarell knocks out reigning champion Santana, they shake hands at net. M/S crowd applauding. C/U as the two men walk off the court.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:37:00 / 01:51:17:00
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    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities Entertainment & Humour
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