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  • Description

    This item is shot in Technicolor.

    Wimbledon, London.

    Various shots of the people with raincoats and umbrellas arriving at Wimbledon for the opening of the Wimbledon Tennis Championship. Some interesting hats and frocks seen.

    Crowd seated at centre court where a tennis match between Mike Sangster of England and Wilhelm Bungert of Germany is in progress. Several shots of the match. Wilhelm Bungert wins. The two players shake hands over the net and leave the court. Crowd applauding.

    People start putting their rain coats on - the rain started. Men place cover over the court. Several shots of the people sitting at tables with their umbrellas, walking around while rain pours over covered court.

    Start of the ladies singles match between Christine Truman and Yola Ochoa of Mexico. The two enter the court, the crowd watching. Several shots of the match. Christine Truman wins. Two women shake hands over the net and leave the court. Crowd applauding.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50759
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1766.06
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:31:00 / 01:10:38:00
    Canister:
    63/53
    Sort Number:
    63/053
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    This Place in History History Spot Stills rlx_wimbledon Wimbledon *Weather Wimbledon 60 and 63
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