• Short Summary

    Footage of the Australian Davis Cup team on board a large liner bound for the United States of America.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "AUSTRALIA"

    L/S's of a large liner (RMS Mauretania) preparing to leave Sydney harbour bound for the United States of America, thousands of streamers rain down from the deck of the ship. A number of personalities are leaving on it including the novelist Zane Grey. L/S's of the Australian tennis team for the Davis Cup which is made up Jack Crawford, Adrian Quist and Harry Hopman.

    Amendment February 2012: A visitor to the website has provided some more information. Pictured with Quist, Crawford, and Hopman are Norman Brookes (President of the Lawn Tennis Association of Australia) and the fourth member of the Davis Cup squad, John Bromwich.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1015.11
    Media URN:
    20048
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/06/1939
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:00:00 / 01:09:59:00
    Canister:
    39/50

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