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  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Wightman Cup. England v. America at Wimbledon".

    London.

    Women's tennis tournament. Various shots of match on centre court between Helen Jacobs (America) and Kay Stammers (Britain). Miss Stammers' wins. Grand stands are crowded with spectators.

    Various shots of match between Miss Jacobs and Dorothy Round. Corny M/S of section of audience; they all move heads at same time to follow ball. No picture from 01:42:49 until 01:42:56, commentary continues. More shots of match, the final score is 3 games each.

    Various shots of doubles match; Kay Stammers and Frieda James (Britain) against Helen Jacobs and Mrs. Fabian (America). The American pair win which mean America wins over all, America wins Wightman Cup. M/S of Princess Marie Louise presenting Helen Jacobs with trophy cup. C/U of the four glamorous, American tennis players posing by the net with the cup.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    12998
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    883.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:59:00 / 01:43:43:00
    Canister:
    36/48
    Sort Number:
    36/048
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    rlx_wimbledon
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The event took place on 12 and 13 June 1936.

    In the title, can not "The Wight Man Cup" be removed?

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