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  • Description

    Item title reads - The Mecca of Tennis. World's finest players meet on the famous Centre Court. Wimbledon.

    L/S as the camera pans across the crowds to men playing a match. M/S of the audience watching the ball going backwards and forwards. Various shots of the men's match. M/S of a ladies match. M/S of one female player hitting the ball. Various shots of male players at the net.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    19583
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    408.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:43:00 / 01:39:01:00
    Canister:
    G 1201
    Sort Number:
    G 1201
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Early Wimbledon Wimbledon
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. scorpio1163 says

    One of the players in the footage of the women's singles match is Suzanne Lenglen, but the camera is too far away to be able to identify her opponent. The women's player hitting the ball is Helen Wills which suggests that the footage is from 1924 rather than 1925 as Wills didn't take part in the 1925 tournament.

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