• Short Summary

    Various shots of the America v Australia tennis match (Hoad and Trabert) and the doubles which saw Australia regain the Davis Cup.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    American Newsreel item. Title reads: "Sports! The Davis Cup!"

    Forest Hills, New York, United States of America / USA

    CU The Davis Cup Tennis Challengers Tony Trabert for the United States and L A (Lew) Hoad of Australia. (America trails 1-0). LS Crowd. Various high shots of the game between Hoad and Trabert including match point. (Trabert is beaten in four sets as the 20-year-old Hoad gives Australia a commanding 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series. CU Hoad and Trabert after game pose for photos.

    Various shots of the doubles match between Trabert and Vic Seixas and Hoad paired with Rex Hartwig (also in slow motion). MS The four players shaking hands over the Davis Cup trophy, regained by Australia.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 25/08/1955. American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2808.06
    Media URN:
    82234
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:36:00 / 01:20:05:00
    Canister:
    UN 2784 C

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