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    SPORT: :Wimbledon opens

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    TREVOR E. BAILEY. England cricketer (Bowler) Essex. In the closing stages of the 2nd Test at Lords has CRAWFORD LBW.

    BENAUD RICHIE (Australian bowler) N/S/Wales. Caught EVANS (97 runs) in the 2nd Test at LORDS (1956) Australia won by 185 runs.

    BERNHARD. PRINCE OF THE NETHERLANDS. W Q/Juliana, P/Irene & P/Margriet at the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam watching the Athletes...saw Gordon Pirie win the 1,500 meters in 3 mins 43.7 Secs.

    CARS. Collins-Hawthorn (FERRARI) 1st Moss-Perdisa (MASERATI No. 2) 2nd...Castellotti-Fangio (FERRARI No. 63) 3rd in the Menza Track in ITALY.

    CATS Strolls onto the Field at Lords & removed by the Arm of the Law...(during the 2nd Test England Australia 1956)

    COLLINS. PETER. (G.B.RACING MOTORIST) COLLINS-HAWTHORN (FERRARI) win the Grand Prix Super-certomaggiere on the MONZA TRACK ITALY...2nd MOSS-PERDISA (Maserati No.2) 3rd Cartellotti-Fangie(Ferrari No.63)

    COWDREY. M. COLIN. (CRICKETER G.B. & KENT) Opens again w P Richardson in the closing stages of the 2nd Test at LORDS Australia win by 185 runs.

    CRAWFORD. PAT. (AUSTRALIAN BOWLER) N/S/Wales. LBW to BAILEY in the closing stages of the 2nd Test at LORDS (1956) Australia win by 185 runs.

    DROBNY. JAROSLAV. (CZECH-EGYPTIAN Tennis Player) Beaten at Wimbledon 1956 in the Mens Singles by R.KRISHNAN (INDIA) ...1-6, 6-4, 1-6, 4-6... (Seen coming off the Court together)

    EDINBURGH. THE DUKE OF. W Queen Eliz.II seen shaking hands w the two Test Teams in the Tea interval at Lords (2nd Test) Australia 1st.

    ELIZABETH 11. Queen of England. W the Duke of Ed. Presented to the two Cricket Teams Australia first England next at LORDS after the Tea interval on last day of the 2nd Test (Australia won by 185 runs).

    EVANS. GODFREY. (Wicket keeper) G.B. & Kent In the 2nd Test at Lords (1956), "BENAUD (97 runs) In the closing stages Australia win by 185 runs.

    HAWTHORNE, J.MIKE...(G.B.Racing Motorist) Collins-Hawthorne (Ferrari) win the Grand Prix Supercortemaggiore on the MONZA TRACK ITALY 2nd came Moss-Perdisa(Maserati No.2) 3rd. Castelletti-Fangio (No63) (1956)

    HOLLAND. In the Ann. Olympic Day Athletes Gorion Pirie won the 1500 meters race in 3 mins. 43.7 secs. a personal record...before the Royal Dutch Family (1956).

    HOSPITALS. An Anonymous CHEQUE presented by F/M Earl ALEXANDER (for every run made in the 2nd Test between G.B. & Australia) to a Nurse of the St. JOHNS & St. Elizabeth HOSPITAL London (1956)

    PRINCESS IRENE of Netherlands W Q/Juliana, P/Bernard, P/Margariet watch the Athletics at the Olympic Stadium on Olympic Day in Amsterdam & saw Gordon Pirie win the 1,500 metres in 3 mins. 43.7 secs.

    ITALY. In the Grand Prix Supercortemaggiore ITALY Collins-Hawthorne (ferrari) 1st, Moss-Perdisa (Maserati No.2).... came 2nd, & Castellotti-Fangio (Ferrari No.63) came 3rd.

    JULIANA QUEEN OF THE NETHERLANDS. W P/Bernhard, P/Margariet, & P/Irene at the Athletics on Olympic Day (Ann.) at the Olympic Stadium saw Gordon Pirie win the 1500 meters in 3 mins 43.7 Sees.

    KRISHNAN. RAMANATHAM. (Indian Tennis Player) Beat I. DROBNY in the mens Singles 1956 at Wimbledon 6-1, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4. (coming off Court together)

    LAKER.J.C. (G.B.BOWLER) & Surrey Caught Langley in the closing stages of the 2nd Test at LORDS...(1956) Australia won by 185 runs.

    LANGLEY, G.R. (South Australian W/Keeper) Catches LAKER in the 2nd Test at Lords (1956) when Australia won by 185 runs.

    LONDON. A Anonymous CHEQUE present to a Nurse of the St. JOHNS & St. Elizabeth HOSPITAL in...(for every run made in the 2nd Test) by F/Marsh. Earl ALEXANDER (1956).

    LORD'S CRICKET GROUND. "THE CLOSING STAGES OF THE 2nd TEST" England V Australia Australia pile on second-innings of 257 to first innings 285...mainly to BENAUD seen making his 50...later caught EVANS FOR 97...The innings ended when Crawford was LBW to BAILEY ...RICHARDSON & COWDREY OPENED FOR G.B....a black CAT strolls on to the field but the LAW takes it away At the Tea interval the two teams introduced to Queen Eliz II. & Duke of Ed. (Aussies first) Later caught LANGLEY & MILLER BOWLS ...WARDLE...The last ball went to FREDDIE TRUEMAN.. Australia won by 185 runs.

    PRINCESS MARGRIET of Netherlands. Q/Juliana, P/Bernhard, &P/Irene watching the Athletics in Amsterdam...At the Olympic Stadium...the Ann.Olympic Day in the 1,000 meters won by Gordon PIRIE in 3 mins 43.7 secs. a new personal record.

    MILLER. K.R./M.B.E. (Australian-Cricketer N/S/Wales) In the 2nd Test At LORDS...(1956 closing stages) clean bowls WARDLE Australia won by 185 runs.

    NIELSEN KURT. (Denmark. Tennis Player) Shot of ...at Wimbledon playing on Centre Court (1956)

    NURSES. Acheque for every run made in the 2nd Test presented by F/M Earl ALEXANDER to a..of the St.John & Elizabeth Hosp.

    PERRY FRED. & Mrs..... Tennis Player Seen at Wimbledon 1956 on the first day...a novelty carried by .....caught the eye of the camera.


    POLICE... Shot of a couple passing to minions of the law at the entrance to Wimbledon a Copper catches a BLACK CAT during the Australian G.B. Cricket match at Lords.

    RICHARDSON. PETER.E (G.B. & Capt.for Worcester) Opens again w COWDREY in the closing stages of the 2nd Test at LORDS ...Australia win by 185 runs.

    IRENE. PRINCESS OF HOLLAND... w Q/Juliana, P/Bernhard, P/Margriet watch the Athletics at the OLYMPIC STADIUM on Olympic Dat in Amsterdam & saw Gordon Pirie win the 1,500 meters in 3 mins 43.7 secs.

    TENNIS. The 1956 Wimbledon Championships open...shot Kurt Neilsen J. Drobny beaten by R. Krishnan (India) 1-6, 6-4, 11-6, 4-6 (Mens Singles) seen coming off together

    WARDLE. J.H. (cricketer) G.B. & Yorkshire. Clean bowled by MILLER in the closing stages of the 2nd Test at LORDS (1956) Australia won by 185 runs.

    WIMBLEDON. the 1956 opens...shot of que waiting to go in & couple passing two Policemen ...girl w sun-glasses & large hat... Mrs Fred Perry w a novelty...shot of centre court... shot of Kurt Neilson... J DROBNY BEATEN by R. KRISHNAN...1-6, 6-4, 1-6, 4-6 (Mens Singles)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5RWNZ9SEEY30NZU2V6QUWJ60S
    Media URN:
    VLVA5RWNZ9SEEY30NZU2V6QUWJ60S
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1956
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    Unknown
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    MXF
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    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:52:00
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