• Short Summary

    First lawn tennis tournament open to amateur and professionals - lots of tennis stars attend.

  • Description

    No title. First open lawn tennis tournament at Bournemouth, Dorset for amateur and professional players.

    L/S tennis matches in progress on row of courts. Various shots tennis player Peter Curtis and Fred Stolle playing game. Panning shot tennis player Christine Truman arriving. Panning shot tennis player Bobby Wilson. C/U tennis player Stanley Matthews Jnr. M/S group of young players. C/U tennis player John Paish. M/S tennis player O. K. Davidson looking at programme. C/U ditto. Various shots tennis player Virginia Wade signing autographs for group of schoolgirls. M/S tennis player Angela Mortimer with fashion designer Teddy Tinling. C/U ditto (Tinling is wearing unusual collarless shirt and necklace!) C/U tennis player Angela Mortimer. Various shots match between Mrs. P.M. Roberts (tennis player Margaret Roberts) and Virginia Wade on the centre court.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2059.31
    Media URN:
    56722
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:11:00 / 01:46:25:00
    Canister:
    68/34

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