• Short Summary

    Mayor of London, Sir P. Vincent, draws countries to play each other in Davis Cup tennis competition.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Davis Cup Draw by the Lord Mayor at the Mansion House".

    London.

    Various shots of male tennis players in action on the court - looks like last year's Davis Cup or maybe Wimbledon tournament? Players seen include Fred Perry and possibly H.W. 'Bunny' Austin. M/S of presentation of Davis Cup on tennis court - probably footage taken of 1935 competition.

    Official draw of countries competing with each other in tournament. M/S of Lord Mayor of London, Sir P. Vincent, standing in front of throne. He gives a brief speech before picking out pieces of paper from Davis Cup trophy. He reads the names of countries from the bits of paper. Another man gives a speech thanking the Lord Mayor.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:18:06. Cuts are mute. Shots appear to be identical to those in edited part of story.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    853.08
    Media URN:
    12451
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/02/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:16:00 / 01:19:22:00
    Canister:
    36/11

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