• Short Summary

    Last year's Wimbledon Champion Jaroslav Drobny loses to the young American Trabert.

  • Description

    Wimbledon, London.

    GV. Jaroslav Drobny and American Tony Trabert coming onto court. SV. Duchess of Kent in Royal box. CU. Drobny and Trabert. SV. Crowded stands. SCU. Drobny at far end serving. Ball returned followed by a volley. SV. Volleying between Trabert and Drobny. Drobny bends one across which Trabert cannot return. SV. Crowds. SCU. Trabert serving. SV. Volley. Trabert slams one back which only just clears the net and drops immediately over the other side. SV. Crowds. SV. Trabert serving from far end. Drobny returns. Trabert returns. Drobny then returns ball into net to loose game. SV. Drobny running to shake hands with Trabert. SCU. Crowd applauding. SV. Pan with Drobny and Trabert as they walk off. SV. Crowd. SV. Sven Davidson (Sweden) and Ken Rosewall (Australia). Davidson serves from far end. After a terrific volley Davidson slams one over, which Rosewall cannot return. CU. Crowd. SV. Davidson serving. Rosewall returns but Davidson fails and looses the match. SV. Players congratulating.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title scene E.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    525.15
    Media URN:
    30782
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:55:00 / 01:33:17:00
    Canister:
    55/52

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