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    Full title reads: "The Davis Cup - Ireland v. Switzerland in Dublin".

    Eire (Republic of Ireland, Southern Ireland).

    Third round Davis Cup Tie tennis tournament - Ireland play Switzerland. M/S of two tennis players posing in front of net; the tall man is Littleton Rogers of Ireland, the smaller is Marnef, his opponent from Switzerland. Various shots of open air tennis match between Marnef and Rogers. Rogers wins by 3 sets to 2.

    Brief C/U of two more tennis players by net; MacVee (MacVie?) of Ireland (right) and Fischer (Fisher?) of Switzerland. Spacing from 01:07:28 to 01:07:47. Various shots of match between MacVie (trousers) and Fischer (shorts). Fischer wins the match. We see them shake hands over the net.

    Note: there is a gap in the print from 01:07:28 for 19 seconds, sound track continues.

    Note: spelling of tennis players' names may be incorrect as they are taken from sound track. Any information about these players' full names gratefully received. AH 2001.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:40:00 / 01:08:29:00
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    "MacVee (MacVie?) of Ireland" - it'e neither, it's George McVeagh.

    "Fischer (Fisher?) of Switzerland" - it's Hector Fisher. (In all, 4 changed from Fischer to Fisher are required).

  2. jamied says

    "Marnef" in text and tags should read Boris Maneff.

    As the previous contributor has pointed out, "Littleton Rogers" should read George Lyttleton-Rogers.

  3. Wolboo says

    The Irish player is George Lyttleton-Rogers.


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