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  • Short Summary

    Helen Wills-Moody retires hurt from American Tennis Championship - Helen Jacobs wins.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Forest Hill, U.S.A. Helen Wills-Moody loses her Crown! 'Poker face' Helen 8 years Queen of the World's lawn tennis - loses sensational game and her title 'by default' to Miss Helen Jacobs."

    Forest Hills, New York, United States of America (USA).

    Shots of women's singles final match at the American Open championship. Helen Wills Moody and Helen Jacobs are playing. Good shots of match, crowd and players. (N.B. Helen Jacobs is wearing shorts).

    Helen Wills Moody comes over to Umpire's chair, they talk and then Mrs Moody leaves the court followed by officials.

    Presentation of flowers and trophy to Helen Jacobs. MS of Helen Jacobs as she receives the prize.

    N.B. Helen Wills-Moody had to retire from the match due to back pain. This was the first time Jacobs had beaten her in many matches.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    731.28
    Media URN:
    6615
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:25:00 / 01:42:45:00
    Canister:
    33/72

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