• Short Summary

    First World Open Tennis Championships spoilt by rain. Wimbledon, London.

  • Description

    No title - First World Open Tennis Championships marred by rain. Wimbledon, London.

    L/S courts, pan down to C/U programme for the event. M/S people coming in. C/U woman in fringed dress and floppy hat. C/U woman in big spectacles. M/S women under umbrella. C/U Rodriguez from Chile walking along, he looks at camera. C/U as Emerson, Stolle and Jacques get out of their car. C/U Emerson and Jacques. C/U group of Japanese players. C/U Nicki Pilich (Pillich?). C/U Manuel Santana getting his tennis gear out of car.

    C/U Roger Taylor signing autographs. C/U Ann Jones arriving. M/S as covers come off centre court. M/S Newcombe and Davidson posing for photographers on the court before their match. C/U of them. M/S crowd. Various shots of the match. M/S crowd applauding. Various shots as match continues. M/S crowds under umbrellas. M/S people running off court. M/S people outside under umbrellas. M/S two young women under umbrellas. Various exterior shots of the centre court, pan to empty courts.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2065.01
    Media URN:
    56758
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:21:00 / 01:01:57:00
    Canister:
    68/52

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