• Short Summary

    Fred Perry and British team beat the French to win the Davis Cup.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Paris. Britain's great Tennis triumph in the Davis Cup! F J Perry wins final game and regains trophy for England for first time since 1912."

    Paris, France.

    Players line up on court to meet dignitaries before start of Davis Cup tennis match.

    MS of Davis Cup trophy.

    Various shots of mens' singles match. The winner leaps the net to congratulate his opponent.

    Intertitle reads: "In the Doubles - T Borotra and J Brugnon (France) beat - G P Hughes and H G N Lee (England) 6-3, 8-6, 6-2."

    Shots of mens doubles match. (Presumably this Borotra is Jean - He is wearing a beret). The players come to the net at the end of the match.

    Intertitle reads: "F J Perry beat Andre Merlin 4-6, 8-6, 6-2, 7-5."

    Mens singles match. Fred Perry plays Merlin. Perry leaps the net. Crowd begin to throw cushions onto the court along with applause.

    MS of Davis Cup pan to British team.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    729.07
    Media URN:
    6551
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:35:00 / 01:10:18:00
    Canister:
    33/62

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