• Short Summary

    Tennis - Christine Truman and Shirley Brasher win the Wightman Cup for Britain. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Bravo girls!

    Women's Doubles final in Wightman Cup. Wimbledon, London.

    Various shots as Christine Truman and Shirley Brasher play Janet Hopps and Dorothy Knode. Mrs Brasher is serving from the far end. Various shots of the match. M/S crowd applauding. Various shots as the match continues. Brasher serves for match and point is won. Brasher and Truman walk towards each other, Brasher throws her racquet in the air. The two British girls hug each other then walk to net to shake hands with their American opponents. M/S crowd applauding. M/S as the Duchess of Devonshire presents the cup to Mrs Bea Walter the non playing team captain who is flanked on each side by members of the team. M/S crowd applauding. M/S of the team crowded around Angela Mortimer who is holding the Cup.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1682.19
    Media URN:
    52646
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:46:00 / 01:44:49:00
    Canister:
    60/49

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